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Time to introduce professional farming methods: Rawat

May 21, 2013 06:15 PM India’s Minister for Water Resources, Harish Rawat, lauds the innovative apple project of Uttarakhand, a model that has freed small apple farmers from the clutches of middlemen besides introducing business acumen in them.

Setting up a cold storage facility is commendable: Alok Jain

May 21, 2013 04:50 PM Alok Jain, Chairman, Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited and Chief Investment Commissioner, Uttarakhand, said that setting up a cold storage facility with modern facilities in a backward area is a commendable project.

Number of small farmers is rising in India

May 21, 2013 04:20 PM Sanjeev Chopra, Mission Director and Joint Secretary (NHM & NMMI), Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India, said that while the land holdings are getting smaller, and the number of small farmers is rising in the Indian agricultural scenario.

Innovative business model for apple farmers

May 16, 2013 05:40 PM Alok Kumar Jain, Additional Chief Secretary of Uttarakhand (Currently, Chairman,Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited), said in 2012, that the Apple Project which is being run by the cooperation of farmers and Shri Jagdamba Samiti (SJS), a Rishikesh based NGO with the help of Stichting Het Groene Woudt (SHGW), will bring more money to the small apple farmers who were so far at the mercy of the middlemen.

Uniting farmers for better profits

May 16, 2013 11:25 AM Laxmi Prakash Semwal, Chairman of Shri Jagdamba Samiti (SJS), a Rishikesh based NGO, believes that a business-driven model can not only empower the small apple farmers in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, it can also promote sustainable socio-economic development.

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India’s Minister for Water Resources, Harish Rawat, lauds the innovative apple project of Uttarakhand, a model that has freed small apple farmers from the clutches of middlemen besides introducing business acumen in them.
 
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