Centre extends crop insurance deadline for Karnataka

The Agriculture Ministry has prolonged the enrolment deadline for crops this kind of as pepper and arecanut amid some others in Karnataka to July ten beneath the restructured temperature dependent crop coverage plan (RWBCIS).

Before, June thirty was the previous working day for growers of horticulture crops this kind of as grapes, pomegranates, cauliflower, betelvine and ginger amid some others to just take the coverage deal with, for which enrolments experienced begun on June 26.

Considering that the registration window for enrolment was also quick for the farmers, the Condition experienced requested the Agriculture Ministry to lengthen deadline.

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Rains in Assam to hit North Indian tea output

The tea field in North India, which is now reeling underneath manufacturing losses around the final three months (March-May well), is very likely to be further impacted owing to incessant rains and flood in numerous elements of Assam — just one of the main tea rising regions.

In accordance to Vivek Goenka, Chairman, Indian Tea Affiliation (ITA), tea manufacturing in Assam is believed to be reduce by 8-ten for each cent at near to sixty five million kg (mkg) in June this yr as when compared to 75 mkg very same period final yr. Assam accounted for practically sixty for each cent of the tea manufacturing in North India, which stood at one hundred twenty five.86 mkg in June final yr.

“The rains have been devastating and this is very likely to influence manufacturing massively. We experienced predicted bushes to get started rising in June publish the skiffing that we

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