February 24, 2020

Cows are not a problem, but a solution. All we need to do is shift our focus

A cow may, on an average, yield two to three kilos of milk daily, but produces at least seven litres of cow urine and 10 kilos of dung. If the same is utilised, it would solve many problems of the farmers

Arvind Shukla
February 22, 2020

Cows were a source of income. When did they become a headache for farmers?

Cows make newspaper headlines and are a topic of discussion in TV studios. But the actual issues involving cows are never discussed. This has led to cows becoming a menace for farmers, who earlier used to worship them

Arvind Shukla
February 21, 2020

While you were sleeping under your blanket, the farmers were busy doing this

We may enjoy the winters because we have all the comforts, but these farmers in Uttar Pradesh had to spend their nights in their fields as they had to chase stray cattle out of their farms to prevent them from damaging their crops

Arvind Shukla
February 15, 2020

“By 2022, all those in Uttar Pradesh who were found eligible in our survey will get a home”

In an interview with Gaon Connection, Uttar Pradesh Rural Development Minister Rajendra Pratap Singh spoke about gram panchayat elections, the housing scheme, MGNREGA and lot more …

Arvind Shukla
February 6, 2020

“The dairy and livestock sectors will help farmers increase their income – it may not just double, it can go up three times”

Amul, founded 73 years ago, is an institution that belongs to 36 lakh farmer families of Gujarat, said its managing director RS Sodhi. The organisation has not just grown consistently over the years, it has also shared its expertise and technical knowledge with all the other cooperatives that were formed after Amul

Arvind Shukla
February 4, 2020

Do you know one quintal of sugarcane yields 11-13 kgs of sugar? Watch the whole process

Sugar production involves two operations — processing cane into raw sugar and processing the raw sugar into refined sugar. Watch to understand the process of making sugar from cane

Arvind Shukla
January 31, 2020

Is it going to be a farmer-centric budget?

In 2019, in her maiden budget speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had emphasized on ‘gaon-garib-kisan’ as the cornerstone of policymaking. The farmers in the country have suffered massive losses due to weather inconsistencies. Their primary demand now is to get 100 per cent compensation

Arvind Shukla
January 28, 2020

Giriraj Singh’s unique biogas model has helped farmers in this village in Gujarat earn more

The animal husbandry ministry provided biogas plants to houses having milch animals and bought the slurry in return. The ministry claims it has increased the farmers’ income by three times

Arvind Shukla
January 21, 2020

Giriraj Singh’s unique biogas model has helped farmers in this village in Gujarat earn more

The animal husbandry ministry provided biogas plants to houses having milch animals and bought the slurry in return. The ministry claims it has increased the farmers’ income by three times

Arvind Shukla
January 15, 2020

He served India for 20 years, fought two wars, now spends his entire pension on animals

Suraj Bhushan Lohra and his wife have no clothes to wear. On many nights they don’t get food to eat, but they make sure that the animals – some live inside their house — never have to go hungry

Arvind Shukla