Dinesh Shahra
Dinesh Shahra
today at 02:53. Facebook
India today just need to empower farmers to use their own knowledge to shape their futures. Digitization has created a real possibility of disbursement of latest knowledge and technology to those who need it the most; How you think we can use this opportunity? #Agriculture #Sustainability
India today just need to empower farmers to use their own knowledge
Dinesh Shahra
Dinesh Shahra
yesterday at 10:03. Facebook
Since the advent of green revolution, the international focus has been to produce a relatively small handful of commodity crops – maize, wheat, rice, soy, palm oil - in ever larger quantities and ever greater technical efficiencies. This means that “large scale” agriculture can produce calories very cheaply. However amid this rise in per capita calorie availability, the nutrition quotient of...
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Since the advent of green revolution the international focus has been to
Dinesh Shahra
Dinesh Shahra
05/22/2017 at 04:19. Facebook
Few things kill likability as quickly as arrogance. Likable leaders don’t act as though they’re better than you because they don’t think that they’re better than you. Rather than being a source of prestige, they see their leadership position as bringing them additional accountability for serving those who follow them. #leadership #motivation
Few things kill likability as quickly as arrogance Likable leaders dont act
Dinesh Shahra
Dinesh Shahra
05/20/2017 at 06:07. Facebook
We hope that the government will relook at the GST rates on texturised vegetable proteins, commonly known as soya bari, and soya flour and bring them to the tax-exempt category to promote the use of soya protein to prevent and treat protein malnutrition in the country."

Soya protein is the least expensive and nutritionally the most valuable and economical protein. #GST #Nutrition...
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We hope that the government will relook at the GST rates on

GST regime: Food industry happy at lower levy, but branded wheat players sore

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Dinesh Shahra
Dinesh Shahra
05/19/2017 at 08:16. Facebook
Agriculture has traditionally been considered a hindrance in achieving high economic growth. However Madhya Pradesh has time and again proved that Agriculture can be the driver of economic progress. At a consistent 13.9% over five year period Madhya pradesh's economic transformation story is an example of how government, Industry and farmers can come together to promote real progress....
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Agriculture has traditionally been considered a hindrance in achieving high econ
Dinesh Shahra
Dinesh Shahra
05/18/2017 at 04:42. Facebook
Pulses are key to long term sustainability of water consumption by agriculture sector. Take for instance the case of sugarcane vis-a-vis pulses. Sugarcane covers just four percent of the total farmed land in the Maharashtra yet it consumes 71.5 percent of water available through irrigation. Pulses on the other hand occupy 16.8 percent gross cropped area in the state but use only 3.4 percent of...
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Pulses are key to long term sustainability of water consumption by agriculture
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Dinesh Shahra
Dinesh Shahra
05/17/2017 at 10:58. Facebook
Trees can contribute to the increase of local food and nutrition security, providing food such as fruits, nuts and leaves for both human and animals. In fact trees are among the most important 'social capital' for urban areas. what do you think? #GreenGold #Sustainability #FoodSecurity
Trees can contribute to the increase of local food and nutrition security
Rapid urbanization coupled with climate change has drastically increased mean temperature in almost all Indian cities.Not long ago harsh summers were unheard in cities like Bangalore and Mumbai. Even in cities like Delhi, extremity of summer is unprecedented. Trees are the most effective and simple solution to deal with this challenge. In 2000, the IPCC gathered the available evidence for a...
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Rapid urbanization coupled with climate change has drastically increased mean te
Garden plots can be up to 15 times more productive than rural holdings. An area of just one square metre can provide 20 kg of food a year. Little spaces besides our houses and apartment can be used to develop gardens for growing food: what do you think? #FoodSecurity #Agriculture
Garden plots can be up to 15 times more productive than rural
Mothers represent all that is right about humanity. Mothers are the source of perennial love in our lives. Wishing all mothers a happy Mother's Day! #MothersDay
Mothers represent all that is right about humanity Mothers are the source
Contrary to the popular perception, Indian farmers are quick in adapting technology to improve their livelihood. A recent survey concluded that more than half of farmers who provide food to Delhi use cell phones to directly negotiate prices for crops. Our Farmers also stay updated with weather forecast and price trends.Leveraging the power of technology can itself bring about revolutionary...
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Contrary to the popular perception Indian farmers are quick in adapting technology
Sanjit Debnath
Narayanan Kom
Jothikumar Jothi
India is among those countries where both malnutrition and over-nutrition co-exist equally. Studies have shown that between 2008 and 2014, the number of obese and overweight people in India doubled to 22 per cent of the population. Ironically, the number of people living below the poverty line is also close to 20 per cent. This phenomenon points to a larger problem of unbalanced development in...
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India is among those countries where both malnutrition and overnutrition coexist equally
Prospects of a normal rainfall will have positive implications for the entire food and agro-processing sector. Mr. Dinesh Shahra, Founder & MD, Ruchi Soya said " It was not just farmers but the whole country that heaved a sigh of relief after the India Meteorological Department forecast higher monsoon rainfall than previously forecast after concern over the El Nino weather condition eased....
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Prospects of a normal rainfall will have positive implications for the entire

Monsoon 2017: Relax, India will get higher rainfall this season, says IMD

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Nearly 40% of arable land globally is facing some kind of degradation. One of the greatest benefit that the organic farming is its ability to restore fertility of our lands; what do you think? #Agriculture #Sustainability
Nearly 40 of arable land globally is facing some kind of degradation
Giving farmers direct access to urban markets is the first step towards realizing Prime minister's vision of doubling farmer's income. Kudos to the government of Maharashtra for this visionary move. #Agriculture #APMC

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Giving farmers direct access to urban markets is the first step towards

With middlemen out, farmer markets earn Rs 5 crore per week - Times of India

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Sanjay Kumar Banerjee
Cereals have been at the heart of Green revolution's success story. However India's average yield of cereals is far less than even the average of developing countries. Need of the hour is not the replication of successful western models but creation of a new model in line with India's agro-climatic and social situation, that focuses on our agriculture's strength and remains sustainable in the...
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Cereals have been at the heart of Green revolutions success story However
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Human beings are joyful by instinct. Discover the happier side of you today on #WorldLaughterDay
Human beings are joyful by instinct Discover the happier side of you
Agriculture sector accounts for 70% of global fresh water consumption. Any program for water conservation can be successful only if promotes water conservation in the farm sector. what do you think? #Agriculture #Sustainability
Agriculture sector accounts for 70 of global fresh water consumption Any program
Jagdish Kumar Jangid
More than half of world's arable land is used for growing fodder crops to support livestock. Diversion of this arable land for cultivation of crops for human consumption even partially can turn out to be a game changer for the existing food availability scenario. #Agriculture #Sustainabilty
More than half of worlds arable land is used for growing fodder
A proud moment for all Indories! This feat wouldn't have been possible without the overwhelming support that the administration received from the people. Congratulations to the administration and all citizens of Indore #SwachhBharat #Indore

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A proud moment for all Indories This feat wouldnt have been possible

Swachh Survekshan Survey 2017: Indore is India's cleanest city, Gujarat is cleanest state with 12 of top 50 cities

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