Credit in retail and farming gathered pace on a year-on-year (YoY) basis in June 2021, reflecting a rise in economic activity as states begin to ease curbs gradually. Read more..
SaaS for agriculture: How FarmERP’s digital farming solutions manage 600,000 acres of farmland in 25 countries
FarmERP was among the first companies in the world to bring software to agriculture. In over a decade, it has served 1.3 million farmers directly and indirectly. Now, it is looking to tap into B2C growth channels like ecommerce and farm finance. Read more..
Farm reforms must be oriented towards minimising risk and increasing returns for farmers
At the height of the farm protests, the ideologically charged rhetoric that the new farm laws would result in a corporate takeover of Indian farms led to the toppling of Reliance cell towers in Punjab. Read more..
The way out of farm protests: How to make it a win-win for both farmers and Modi govt
Farm protests continue, now permitted by the authorities to demonstrate at Jantar Mantar with a maximum 200 protesters till August 8 due to Covid-19 restrictions. The farmers want the farm laws that were enacted in September 2020 repealed, while GoI looks for a face-saving withdrawal. Read more..
Sedition case: Talks fail at Sirsa, farmers start camping on streets
The situation in Sirsa continues to remain volatile Saturday with thousands of protesters camping on the streets after the first round of talks between agitating farmers and the district administration failed. Read more..