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Uttarakhand’s first honey testing lab to be set up in Jeolikot in Nainital district

Uttarakhand’s first honey testing lab to be set up in Jeolikot in Nainital district

Buzz around is that Uttarakhand will soon have its own honey testing lab which will be set up in Jeolikot in Nainital district. The testing...
How Uttarakhand’s Tipli village and its weather station revived agriculture

How Uttarakhand’s Tipli village and its weather station revived agriculture

In Uttarakhand, migration from the hills is one of the major issues that has resulted in thousands of villages without a single person. The arbitrary...
Uttarakhand Organic Agriculture Bill to give organic farming legal backing

Uttarakhand Organic Agriculture Bill to give organic farming legal backing

Uttarakhand government will soon bring a law to provide organic farming in the state a legal backing of that the interest of organic farmers as...
Uttarakhand to give dairy farming sector a boost under M-TRAC project

Uttarakhand to give dairy farming sector a boost under M-TRAC project

In order to improve the dwindling dairy farming sector in the state, Uttarakhand government is set to take steps to increase farmer's income with the...
Uttarakhand villages’ popular farm produce to help generate employment

Uttarakhand villages’ popular farm produce to help generate employment

The popularity of apples grown in Harsil village could now help in generating employment in the region. The state government is planning to set up...
Too little, too late? Uttarakhand Govt. takes steps to conserve Doon Basmati

Too little, too late? Uttarakhand Govt. takes steps to conserve Doon Basmati

Once the pride of Dehradun, the aromatic Doon basmati rice is on the verge of fading out completely as the area where it is grown...
Apple farmers in Uttarakhand to learn new cultivation techniques from neighbor Himachal

Apple farmers in Uttarakhand to learn new cultivation techniques from neighbor Himachal

In the state of Uttarakhand, the cultivation of apple is carried out in 34,000 hectare of land which is slowing decreasing due to the lack...
Good news! Govt. to lease uncultivated land in the hills to develop tea gardens

Good news! Govt. to lease uncultivated land in the hills to develop tea gardens

Uttarakhand Tea Development Board (UTDB) is planning to lease the uncultivated land in the hills for developing tea estates. This will not only provide employment...
Become a mandi owner : Government to provide licence for private sabzi mandis

Become a mandi owner : Government to provide licence for private sabzi mandis

In order to encourage agriculture and vegetable farming in the state, Uttarakhand government will offer licence to anyone willing to open a vegetable market (sabzi...
Cold Storage Rooms to be introduced in hills for Uttarakhand farmers

Cold Storage Rooms to be introduced in hills for Uttarakhand farmers

The government has finally decided to resolve the problems of the poor farmers of Uttarakhand and to develop agricultural schemes in the state, for which...
Step aside Himachal, Uttarakhand to promote its apples with Arakot as its first apple market

Step aside Himachal, Uttarakhand to promote its apples with Arakot as its first apple market

The agricultural ministry of the state is all geared up to help Uttarakhand apples gain recognition in the country and well as abroad. The apples from...
Uttarakhand to host national agricultural fair ‘Organic Uttarakhand’ for the first time

Uttarakhand to host national agricultural fair ‘Organic Uttarakhand’ for the first time

Uttarakhand will host the national agricultural fair for the first time to bring together the farmers of India under one roof for knowledge sharing and showcasing...
After UP, Uttarakhand government may waive farmer loans worth 1600 crore

After UP, Uttarakhand government may waive farmer loans worth 1600 crore

Following the footsteps of Yogi Adiytanath's decision to waive farmers debt worth 36,000 crore in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand government is in discussion to waive farmer loans...
Horticulture to be introduced as a compulsory subject for U’khand students

Horticulture to be introduced as a compulsory subject for U’khand students

To put a cap on migration and offer a new source of livelihood to the hill folk of Garhwal and Kumaon region, now horticulture study...
U’khand rejoices as Germany will lent Rs 100 crores to increase the export of herbs

U’khand rejoices as Germany will lent Rs 100 crores to increase the export of herbs

To increase the quality and export of rare and medicinal herbs in the International markets, Germany will lend Rs 100 crores to India. This lump...
After 16 years, Uttarakhand govt finally gets 37 irrigation canals from UP

After 16 years, Uttarakhand govt finally gets 37 irrigation canals from UP

Uttar Pradesh government under the aegis of CM Yogi Adiytanath has handed over 37 disputed irrigation canals to Uttarakhand government without any delay. When Uttarakhand was carved...
Uttarakhand: Online Registration Mandatory for Farmers to avail subsidies

Uttarakhand: Online Registration Mandatory for Farmers to avail subsidies

Uttarakhand Food Department have made it mandatory for farmers to register themselves online in order to avail for any government schemes and subsidies as well as for...
Uttarakhand News: Dwindling agriculture, migration is the real tragedy

Uttarakhand News: Dwindling agriculture, migration is the real tragedy

Uttarakhand went to polls for assembly elections on 15 February with a record 69% voter turnout. It's only a matter of few days when the...
‘Mushroom Lady’ Divya Rawat honoured with Nari Shakti Samman Award by President

‘Mushroom Lady’ Divya Rawat honoured with Nari Shakti Samman Award by President

Divya Rawat, the catalyst behind mushroom farming in Uttarakhand was felicitated with the 'Nari Shakti Samman' award by President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday. With a...