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Jan 01, 2022 02:17 PM IST
PM Modi lists five powers of FPOs
PM Modi said that the farmer product organizations (FPO) have five big powers.
The first is better bargaining, that is, bargaining power.
The second power that farmers have got from FPOs is that of trade on a large scale.
The third force is innovation.
The fourth power in FPO is risk management. Together, you can better assess challenges and create ways to deal with them.
And the fifth power is the ability to change according to the market.
Jan 01, 2022 02:10 PM IST
Efforts on to make biofuel from agricultural residues: Modi
PM Modi said that efforts are being undertaken to enable farmers make money from crop residues, stubble, etc. “Hundreds of new units are being set up across the country to make biofuel from agricultural residues,” he said.
Jan 01, 2022 01:53 PM IST
Need to fulfil national interests while fighting Covid: Modi
PM Modi said that the country must accelerate its pace in 2022. “Corona has its challenges, but Corona cannot stop India’s pace. India will also fight Corona with full caution and vigilance and will also fulfill its national interests,” he said.
Jan 01, 2022 01:51 PM IST
Modi highlights India’s 2070 net zero target, hydrogen mission
Highlighting India’s net zero target by 2070, Modi said that the country was leading the world in efforts against climate change. “Today India is working on hydrogen mission, taking lead in electric vehicles,” he said.
Jan 01, 2022 01:49 PM IST
India opened Sainik Schools to women in 2021: Modi
Sainik Schools in India also began accepting women candidates in 2021, PM Modi said.
“Last year, India opened the doors of the National Defense Academy to women and also started an effort to increase the age of marriage of daughters from 18 to 21 years i.e. equal to that of sons,” he said.
Jan 01, 2022 01:46 PM IST
UPI transactions in 2021 topped ₹70 lakh crore; over 50,000 start-ups working today: Modi
During his speech, Modi said that transactions worth ₹70 lakh crore were done through UPI in 2021 in the country. Also, more than 50,000 start-ups are working in the country currently . More than 10,000 of them started working in the last 6 months, Modi noted.
Jan 01, 2022 01:44 PM IST
Economy growing at over 8%; GST collection, forex reserves, foreign investments at record level: Modi
PM Modi said that the growth rate of the country’s economy was over 8%.
Foreign investments, forex reserves and GST collections were also at record levels, he added.
Jan 01, 2022 01:41 PM IST
‘Time to start new vibrant journey’: PM Modi on completion of 75 years of Independence in 2022
PM Modi said that it is time to start a “new vibrant journey” of the country’s resolves in the year India will complete 75 years of independence.
“Today, as we enter the new year, taking inspiration from our efforts of the past year, we have to move towards new resolutions. This year, we will complete 75 years of our Independence. This is the time to start a new vibrant journey of the country’s resolves, to move forward with renewed vigour,” he said.
Jan 01, 2022 01:18 PM IST
Police say 2 injured, several missing after landslide in mining quarry in Haryana, reports ANI
Following a landslide in a mining quarry in Bhiwani, Haryana, state police said that two people were missing and several others were injured, reports ANI.
Jan 01, 2022 12:49 PM IST
PM Modi transfers ₹20,000 crore to over 10 crore farmer families under PM-KISAN
PM Modi transferred ₹20,000 crore to more than 10 crore beneficiary farmer families under the PM-KISAN scheme.
Jan 01, 2022 12:00 PM IST
Vaishno Devi stampede: 15 injured brought to hospital, 4 in ICU, says doctor
Following the stampede at Vaishno Devi shrine, 15 injured people were brought to the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital. Of the injured, four were admitted to the ICU, reports ANI citing Dr JP Singh, a neurosurgeon at the hospital.
“11 people were stable, out of which three to four people were discharged after first aid. Around five are still under treatment,” he said.
Jan 01, 2022 11:56 AM IST
Delhi’s Covid-19 positivity at 2.44%, cases rapidly increasing: Satyendar Jain
Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain said that the number of Covid-19 cases is rapidly increasing in the national capital and the positivity rate was at 2.44%, reports ANI.
Jan 01, 2022 10:38 AM IST
10 ministers, over 20 MLAs test Covid-19 positive in Maharashtra: Deputy CM
Maharashtra deputy CM Ajit Pawar said that 10 ministers and over 20 MLAs tested Covid-19 positive in the state, reports ANI.
Jan 01, 2022 09:57 AM IST
PAGD leaders under house arrest ahead of protest against: Alliance spokesperson
PAGD leaders have been placed under house arrest ahead of their march to protest against the recommendations of Delimitation Commission, reports PTI citing a spokesperson of the alliance.
Jan 01, 2022 09:41 AM IST
India reports 22,775 new Covid-19 cases, Omicron tally at 1,431
With 22,775 new Covid-19 cases, the total caseload reached 3,48,61,579. Also, 406 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours. Active caseload went past the 100,000-mark again and stood at 104,781.
The Omicron tally stood at 1,431, according to the latest data from the health ministry.
Jan 01, 2022 08:31 AM IST
Union ministers express grief over Vaishno Devi stampede, Jitendra Singh to visit Katra
Union ministers Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh expressed grief over the deaths at Vaishno Devi shrine due to a stampede and Jitendra Singh said that he would Katra to assess the situation.
Jan 01, 2022 07:49 AM IST
Vaishno Devi stampede: J&K admin announces ex-gratia of ₹10 lakh to those dead
Jammu and Kashmir LG Manoj Sinha announced an ex-gratia of Rs10 lakh each to the families of those who lost their lives after the stampede at Vaishno Devi. He also said ₹2 lakh would be given to the injured. Shrine board will bear…