The Rise of Millet: A Solution to Food Security and Climate Change Promoting Sustainable Agriculture and Economic Growth

The Rise of Millet: A Solution to Food Security and Climate Change Promoting Sustainable Agriculture and Economic Growth

During the Global Millets (Shree Anna) Conference in New Delhi, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his confidence that the market and associated ecosystem of Shree Anna will strengthen the rural economy and benefit the country’s 2.5 crore marginal farmers. He highlighted the climate-resilient quality of millet and its potential to combat water crisis issues.

Milk for Progress: Lessons from India’s Dairy Sector

Milk for Progress: Lessons from India’s Dairy Sector

During the concluding session of the 49th Dairy Industries Conference in Gandhinagar, Indian Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah announced that India’s share in the global dairy sector is set to rise to 33% in the coming years. The minister revealed that the government is planning to establish 200,000 rural dairies at the Panchayat level nationwide, which would boost the annual growth rate of the Indian dairy sector from the current 6.6% to 13.8%.

Empowering Women and Driving Growth: Lessons from East Passyunk Avenue

Empowering Women and Driving Growth: Lessons from East Passyunk Avenue

East Passyunk Avenue in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is a place where women are making their mark in the business world. The East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID) is a thriving center for business and culture in South Philly, with an impressive milestone to share – it has now reached the point where 50% of its businesses are owned and operated by women.

Going Digital: How Nigeria, India and Others are Promoting Digital Payments Adoption

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has launched the “Har Payment Digital” mission during Digital Payments Awareness Week (DPAW) 2023, with the aim of making every person in India a user of digital payments. The campaign theme, “Digital Payment Apnao, Auron ko bhi Sikhao” (Adopt digital payments and also teach others), will be observed from March 6th to March 12th, 2023.

India leading the way in Green Growth

The Indian government is taking steps to provide every possible assistance to ensure green growth of the economy. While addressing the first post-budget webinar on Green Growth on Thursday through video conferencing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, every budget presented by this government since 2014 has been taking forward new age reforms to solve the present challenges.