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Union Agriculture Minister meets deceased farmer Brunda Sahu’s family


Bargarh/Bhubaneswar, 13/11/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Swarna Prava nayak )- : Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Monday visited Kalapani village in Bargarh district and met the family members of deceased farmer Brunda Sahu, who committed suicide on November 1 over pest attack. The Minister interacted with Sahu’s family members and assured them ... Read More »

Govt announces Rs 137.52 Cr agriculture input subsidy for pest affected farmers


Bhubaneswar, 10/11/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : The State Government on Friday announced an agriculture subsidy of Rs 137.52 crore for the farmers. According to information, crops 1, 28, 318 hectares of land have been affected by pests in 24 districts of Odisha. The districts are- Angul,  Bargarh,  Bhadrak, Balangir, Boudh,  Deogarh, Dhenkanal, Gajapati, Ganjam, Kalahandi, Keonjhar, ... Read More »



  Bhubaneswar10/11/ 2017 ( Odisha Samachar )- The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Agriculture headed by Shri Hukumdeo Narayan Yadav, Hon’ble Member of Parliament comprising 13 MPs visited ICAR-CIFA on 9th November, 2017. The team of Parliamentarians visited farm facilities and witnessed the haul of different variety of fishes. The committee was overwhelmed and appreciated the research work carried out by ... Read More »

Indian Army sponsored training programme for tribal youths of Assam at ICAR-CIFA inaugurated


  Bhubaneswar, 07/11/2017 ( Odisha Samachar )-  A training programme on “Freshwater aquaculture as a livelihood option for tribal youths of Assam” has been started at ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Kausalyaganga, Bhubaneswar, Odisha from 6 November, 2017. It will continue till 10 November, 2017. The programme is sponsored by 21st Battalion, Mahar Regiment, Indian Army. In this programme 20 ... Read More »

Government announces assistance for farmers affected by pest attack

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Bhubaneswar, 06/11/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )-: The state government on Monday announced to provide assistance to the farmers whose crops have been affected by pest attack. At the agriculture cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at state secretariat here, it was decided that agriculture subsidy will be provided to small and marginal farmers who suffered ... Read More »

Pest affected farmers to get compensation as per relief code


Bhubaneswar, 05/11/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Development Commissioner R. Balakrishnan on Sunday asked the district collectors to intensify awareness campaigns in order to check instances of crops being set on fire and farmer suicides in the state. At a review meeting, Balakrishnan highlighted that pest attack is a natural calamity and compensation will be provided to ... Read More »

ICAR-CIFA receives ISO 9001:2015 Certificate


Bhubaneswar , 31/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Dipti Ranjan Kanungo)-  The Indian Council of Agricultural Research – Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar  has been conferred with the prestigious international ISO certification.  The certificate was presented to the Director of CIFA Dr J K Sundaray by Sri SubratPanigrahi, Managing Director, Institute of Quality and Environment Management (P) Ltd., Bhubaneswar today. ... Read More »

Strategies for next generation science communication discussed in ICAR-CIFA


  Bhubaneswar, 28/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Dipti Ranjan Kanungo)- The National Consultation Meet on “Fostering faster reach of Aquaculture research innovations through media in a science communication perspective” was held at ICAR CIFA Kausalyaganga, Bhubaneswar on 27 October, 2017. Dr. S.K. Singh, Project Director, DKMA , ICAR graced  this meet as the Chief Guest. He hailed ICAR-CIFA’s effort for ... Read More »

State Govt announces drought package for farmers


Bhubaneswar, 25/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : The State Government on Wednesday announced drought package for crop loss due to natural calamities in the Odisha. Under the package, agriculture input subsidy will be provided to the small and marginal farmers who have sustained a crop loss of 33 per cent and above at the rate of Rs ... Read More »

ICAR-CIFA in Collaboration with State Fisheries Department, Ganjam Conducted Carp Seed Rearing Training Programme at Digapahandi, Ganjam, Odisha


Digapahandi / Bhubaneswar, 11/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar )-  ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar under its DST (TSP) Project (Carp seed production and integrated fish farming technology for livelihood development of Phailin affected tribal farmers of Ganjam District, Odisha) and in collaboration with State Fisheries Department, Ganjam organized the Inaugural Session of the Training Programme on “Carp seed rearing” at ... Read More »

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