Maharashtra may procure remdesivir from Bangladesh to treat Covid patients

Lavern Vogel

Maharashtra has registered much more than 80,000 situations of Covid-19 and is the worst affected point out in the country.

Maharashtra well being minister Rajesh Tope explained that the point out government has determined to procure ten,000 vials of remdesivir. “It will price tag around Rs twelve crore and will be procured by means of corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds of corporates. Remdesivir has been utilised correctly from SARS and has also been advised by the Globe Well being

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Maharashtra farmers begin pro-GM crop agitation

Lavern Vogel

HTBT cotton sowed in Wardha district

The Shetkari Sanghatana (SS), the apex overall body of farmers in Maharashtra, released pro-GM crop agitation by sowing HTBT cotton in Murgaon Khose village in Wardha district these days.

Khushal Balaji Hiwarkar, a farmer and member of SS sowed HTBT cotton seeds in his field to mark the start of the agitation. Farmers will continue the agitation in other parts of the Point out.

SS President Anil Ghanwat reported, “ Farmers will defy the ban on GM crop and sow HTBT cotton, soybean, brinjal and corn in the kharif season”. The delegation of farmers met Point out Agriculture Minister Dada Bhuse demanding that the Point out govt persuade the Centre to carry the ban on GM crops. The SS has commenced the campaign below the banner ‘I am a GM crop farmer – I am a criminal’. Ghanwat reported farmers have been struggling because

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PMFBY: No insurance firms bid for 3 clusters in Maharashtra

Lavern Vogel

Farmers in as several as eight districts in Maharashtra could not be in a position to insure their crops less than the PM Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) scheme in the forthcoming kharif time as no insurance coverage agency arrived ahead to bid for three clusters in the State.

The past day for bidding for 12 clusters – each cluster has concerning just one and 4 districts – was past Wednesday (Might 20), and there were no takers for three clusters, and two other folks experienced just just one bidder each, according to sources in the know of items.

These districts are Aurangabad, Beed, Bhandara, Gondia, Jalna, Kolhapur, Palghar and Raigarh.

Though Beed is a cluster with solitary district, Jalna, Gondia and Kolhapur kind just one cluster. The other 4 districts are portion of one more cluster which similarly failed to catch the attention of bids. Aside from, two freshly-fashioned solitary

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