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Manipur

CM Biren launches Direct Benefit Transfer to 18,000 farmers

IFP Bureau5 May 2022

With the provision to provide direct benefit transfer of Rs 3,750 per farmer for on-farm input and Rs 3,750 per farmer for off-farms input for first and second year to every individual registered farmers account, this assistance will provide great relief for the organic farmers of the state, the Manipur CM said.

Manipur

Landowners demand protection of paddy fields

Thoubal Correspondent13 Apr 2022

'Since the proposed construction of NSU was moved to Koutruk, the members of the 44 Yaithibi Loukol Farmers and Landowners Development Association appealed to the authorities concerned to return the selling price of the land since the construction of NSU has been withdrawn by the Union sports minister'..

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Opinion

Which Way Farmers Will Vote

Arun Sinha6 Feb 2022

Signs are not good for the BJP in UP and Punjab as the fire of farmers’ anger is still not extinguished. The bitterness caused by the Modi government in making their movement against the farm laws seems so contemptible remains in the farmers’ hearts.

Manipur

Liangmai bodies accuse Assam Rifles of arresting 'innocent' farmers

NNN/Imphal5 Feb 2022

The Liangmai Naga Council, Eastern Zone (LNC-EZ), Eastern Liangmai Naga Chief/Chairman Association, Manipur and Langka (Taniulong) Village Authority, in a joint press release on Friday, said that they strongly condemned the “act of 22 Assam Rifles, Jwalamukhi, IGAR - (East) for arresting three innocent villagers of Lanka village, under Sapermeina police station in Kangpokpi district”.

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Opinion

The Menace of Poppy Plantation in Manipur

Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh11 Dec 2021

Despite the ban on poppy farming in Manipur, its cultivation is widespread. Interestingly many farmers who are dependent upon opium for earning their livelihood are not even aware of the fact that it is illegal. Their only concern is to earn enough for their well-being and their children’s education.

Opinion

Do PDS rice impact paddy cultivation in Manipur?

RK Nimai7 Dec 2021

It would be in the fitness of things that a study is carried out on the impact of PDS rice on the agriculture in the state. A competent investigator can be roped in and a systematic assessment on the quantity of annual production of rice, shortfall in requirement, quantity utilised for preparation of local liquor, etc is assessed.

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