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All out efforts of Vet-Varsity for capacity building of Field Vets and Farmers

India
Directorate of Extension Education, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana in collaboration with National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE), Hyderabad is organizing a National training program on “Breakthrough Technologies for Productivity Enhancement in Livestock Sector” from 21.07.2018 to 28.07.2018 for Veterinary Officers/ Field functionaries. 

‘Crop insurance scheme benefits companies more than farmers’

India
New Delhi: It is yet to be seen how much the Modi government's ambitious crop insurance scheme has benefitted farmers, but one section that has definitely hit the jackpot is the insurance industry, which collectively earned around 85 per cent profit, excluding expenditure on administrative purposes and reinsurance, during the 2017-18 kharif season, government data shows.