Agriculture Laws implemented by the Central Government will prove to be beneficial for agriculture and farming and the farmers do not need not panic regarding these laws: JP DALAL.

Chandigarh, October 18– Haryana Agriculture Minister, Mr. J.P. Dalal said that the Agriculture Laws implemented by the Central Government will prove to be beneficial for agriculture and farming and the farmers do not need not panic regarding these laws.
These laws will prove to be a stepping stone for improving the condition of farmers in the future. Mr. Dalal said this while addressing the Second State-Level Samridh Kisan-Sashakt Bharat Programme held in Jind today. He said that concrete steps are being taken by the Central and State Government to make constructive changes in the agriculture sector. As a result of which the agricultural system of the state is changing at a fast pace, which will benefit the farmers. He said that the government has set a target of forming 500 Farmers Producer Organizations (FPOs) which is on the verge of completion.
Mr. Dalal said that FPO is such an arrangement wherein fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish and horticulture related crops are procured from the farmers and are sold directly to the companies, which will generate more income for the farmers. So far, about 80,000 farmers of the state are being benefited from these FPOs. Moreover, the state government has also started the gradation of FPO. Now, FPOs which perform outstandingly will be given star ratings. There are 90 FPOs in the state who have set up their offices as well. He said that with the enactment of agricultural laws, farmers will be able to sell the crop from their fields. The second benefit is that the farmer will decide the price of his crop and the farmer can sell his crop in any market. The farmers will also not have to pay market fees for selling their crop.

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Sports players of the state have been bringing laurels to the country as they have been winning medals and excelling in various sports competitions: KAMLESH DHANDA.

Chandigarh, October 18– Haryana Minister of State for Women and Child Development, Mrs. Kamlesh Dhanda said that sports players of the state have been bringing laurels to the country as they have been winning medals and excelling in various sports competitions.
To encourage sportspersons, the state government has formulated a sports policy under which cash prizes as well as employment opportunities are provided according to the performance and medals won by the player.
The Minister of State for Women and Child Development was speaking as the Chief Guest during the felicitation ceremony at a cricket match organized at Indus Public School, Kaithal today.
Mrs. Dhanda also announced to grant Rs 2 lakh to Agarwal Vaishya Sabha from her personal funds. During this occasion, she also honoured representatives of various social organizations including media persons and former cricketers of the district who have been working as Corona Warriors.
She said that for the progress of players at the primary stage, gymnasiums and stadiums are being constructed at the village level resulting in which the players have been excelling by honing their talent. They have been bringing laurels to the State as well, she added. Young players deserve inspiration from all. Youth should participate in sports along with education, which will improve their physical, mental, and intellectual development as well as health.

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Haryana Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Mr. Om Prakash Yadav today distributed sanction letters of Rs 10 lakh to 50 beneficiaries under the Rashtriya Parivar Labh Yojana in Narnaul.

Chandigarh, October 18 – Haryana Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Mr. Om Prakash Yadav today distributed sanction letters of Rs 10 lakh to 50 beneficiaries under the Rashtriya Parivar Labh Yojana in Narnaul. While distributing the sanction letters he said that he will request the Central Government to enhance the amount received under the Rashtriya Parivar Labh Yojana.

He said that under this Scheme, 10,000 women have been insured in the district. He added that the state government is continuously working for the welfare of the poor people and this scheme will be given to the families below poverty line (BPL).

Mr. Yadav said that the state government provides a financial assistance of Rs 1 lakh in case of unnatural death under Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Bima Yojana. He said that under the Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana, if a person deposits an annual installment of Rs 12, then his family will be given Rs 2 lakh in case of an accident.

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Haryana Health Department is happy to announce that no death due to COVID-19 has been reported today.

Chandigarh, October 18- Haryana Health Department is happy to announce that no death due to COVID-19 has been reported today.

Sharing information in this regard, Additional Chief Secretary, Health, Mr. Rajeev Arora said that it is after a span of four months and 12 days or after 135 days that no death due to novel corona virus has been reported.

Earlier, it was on June 6, 2020 that no death due to the highly contagious virus was reported. While it is heartening yet there is no room for complacency and the Haryana Health department will remain proactive and alert till there is a lasting solution to the COVID-19 infection, he added.

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34 participants have been imparted training during a three-day online training programme organized on beekeeping

Chandigarh, October 18 –As many as 34 participants have been imparted training during a three-day online training programme organized on beekeeping by Co-director (Training) of Saina Nehwal Institute of Agricultural Technology, Training & Education of the Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University (CCSHAU), Hisar, Dr Ashok Godara.
Speaking during the closing ceremony of the training programme, he said that bee pollination results in better crop productivity. Farmers can increase their income by adopting beekeeping as a cooperative business along with farming, he added.
He said that farmers can expand their business to a larger scale while initially investing only a small amount on beekeeping. People having land shortage can also start this business. Beekeeping is profitable in winter season as in this time period there are more number of flowers which are necessary for bees to collect nectar. He said that by adopting beekeeping, farmers can also earn more profit from other substances such as wax, propolis, pollen, royal jelly, etc. besides honey. During this training programme, Dr. Bhupindra Singh and Dr. Surendra Singh associated as the coordinators.
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Vice-Chancellor, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Professor Samar Singh congratulated the students of Afghanistan on the completion of their postgraduate degree

Chandigarh, October 18– Vice-Chancellor, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Professor Samar Singh congratulated the students of Afghanistan on the completion of their postgraduate degree and hoped for their bright future.
Professor Samar Singh called upon the students to use the knowledge gained while pursuing this degree from the University for the welfare of farmers of their country and also share their experiences with the students of their country. Moreover, he urged them to motivate the students to pursue higher education from this University. While sharing their experiences the students said that the University atmosphere was very conducive for studies and the behaviour of the students, professors and others was also very encouraging owing to which they felt like being part of a family here. They further shared that the University provides teaching, research and growth facilities which are at par with the world-class Universities. They felt that the University administration had been very supportive even in difficult circumstances arising due to the Corona pandemic.
Dean, Post Graduate Studies and the Control Officer of the Grain Project, Prof. Asha Kwatra said that this project started at Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar in collaboration with Michigan State University of America in 2018. A total of 14 Afghan students have been registered in the postgraduate and PhD programmes so far.