Agrarian Issues

Drastic Reduction in Fertilizer Subsidies: AIKS Expresses Concern

THE All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS), in a statement issued on November 8, has expressed its profound concern and disappointment over the recent decision by the Government of India to significantly reduce subsidies on fertilizers under the NBS scheme, as announced in a notification dated October 26, 2023. This abrupt and severe cut in fertilizer subsidies comes at a critical time when farmers across India are gearing up for the Rabi crop season.

Sugarcane Farmers Stage Dharna

ON April 6, sugarcane farmers from the sugarcane growing states organised a massive dharna before the Parliament under the banner of All India Sugarcane Farmers' Federation. Hundreds of sugarcane farmers from Tamilnadu, Bihar, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttarakhand and Haryana assembled at Jantar Mantar to protest against the sugarcane policy of the union and various state governments.


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