Agriculture - Current Affairs for August, 2015
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▼ Gujarat launches agro-solar policy for farmers [08-31-15]
According to Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute -GERMI, the farmers and power generation companies will be in a win-win situation with generation of solar energy in agricultural fields. Farmers can use the solar energy for their own purpose and sell the surplus energy to the state run power generation companies. Director of GERMI Mr. T. Harinarayana has said that power generation companies will set up solar photo voltaic SPV -plants in different farms fields for this purpose.
These SPV plants were already tested in different agricultural universities in the State. The solar photo-voltaic plant will be set up on poles so that farmers can also grow their crops. Farmers are likely to get 30 to 40 percent share from the profit of power generation companies.
▼ Karnataka launched confidence building exercise among farmers [08-27-15]
Hence 10 days campaign is kicked off in all the districts to counsel farmers against suicide using audio visual medium and social media. Chief Minister and his council of ministers are visiting villages where farmers committed suicides. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is visiting families of farmers who committed suicide in Gadag and Dharwad districts on 5th Aug’15.
▼ Bengali edition of Krishi Darshan to be launched in September 2015 [08-27-15]
The Channel will cater to the needs of farmers and will provide necessary information relating to various aspects of rural life and professions in the State.