Press Information Bureau Government of India Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare 05-February-2019 16:26 IST Categorisation of Farmers https://pib.gov.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=188051           In agriculture Census, the operational holdings are categorised in five size classes as follows:-   Sl. No. Category Size-Class Marginal Below 1.00 hectare Small 1.00-2.00 hectare Semi- Medium 2.00-4.00 hectare Medium 4.00-10.00 hectare Large 10.00 …

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After 50 hours volunteers climb down the billboards August 13th, 2014, Mumbai: In an encouraging turn of events, two of the leading tea companies have come forward in support of Non-Pesticide Management (NPM) in tea. Earlier this week, Greenpeace India released its report “Trouble Brewing”1 highlighting pesticide residue in tea samples. Since then, companies have been coming …

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IB’S REPORT ON “IMPACT OF NGOs ON DEVELOPMENT” (dated June 3rd 2014) and THE GMO-FREE MOVEMENT IN INDIA: Statement from ASHA  An Intelligence Bureau report dated June 3rd 2014 that is seen by many to have been deliberately leaked to select media houses, is creating a public sentiment in India at this point of time on civil society …

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Highlights growing scientific evidence on adverse impacts of GM crops  New Delhi, 21st November, 2013: At a time when the debate around Genetically Modified (GM) crops in the country is heating up, hundreds of Indian scientists have written to the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, asking him to ensure that Government of India heeds to the voice …

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#GMFieldTrails #GMFreeIndia Coalition for GM free India Congratulates Indian Govt for stopping the approval of GM crop Field Trials. Urges it to keep our food and farming free of GMOs The Coalition for a GM Free India today congratulated the Central govt on responding to the growing scientific evidence and opposition fromstate governments against Genetically …

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