Kuttanad legislator Thomas K Thomas is set to meet the chief minister to apprise him of the state of paddy cultivation following the summer showers.
Diesel accounts for about two-fifths of India's overall refined fuel consumption, and the farm sector is one of the largest users of the fuel.
Between 2008 and 2018, the southern states of Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu have witnessed over 150% increase in cost accrued by usage of fertilizer for paddy cultivation.
Growth in allied sectors including livestock, dairying and fisheries has been the major drivers of overall growth in the sector, and these are steadily emerging to be high growth sectors.
The name Idukki was derived from the Malayalam word ‘Idukku’ meaning gorge.
Covering an area of two acres, the island houses a two-room house.
The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 now awaits the assent of President Ram Nath Kovind for the formal withdrawal of the three laws.
The government can adopt two methods for repealing the farm laws: by an ordinance, or through an amendment bill.
PM Modi had announced that the government would repeal the three farm laws and the legislative process will be completed during the upcoming Winter session of the Parliament.
The farmers have expressed apprehension that the Centre's farm laws would pave the way for the dismantling of the minimum support price system, leaving them at the "mercy" of big corporates.