Indian Agriculture

Mega Food Parks Scheme

December 21, 2014

Mega Food Parks Scheme (MFPS) was launched in 2008 whereby, the Government provides Financial Assistance up to Rs. 50 Crore to...

Food processing industry in India

December 21, 2014

Indian food processing industry stands at $135 billion and is estimated to grow with a CAGR of 10 per cent to...

E-technology in the aid of farmers

December 21, 2014

In the context of agriculture, the potential of information technology (IT) can be studied under broadly two outcomes viz. direct contribution...

Precision Farming

December 21, 2014

Precision Farming refers to precise application of agricultural inputs based on soil, weather and crop requirement to maximize sustainable productivity, quality...

Framework around Agricultural marketing in India

December 21, 2014

According to the National Commission on Agriculture – Agricultural marketing is a process which starts with a decision to produce a...

APMC Act 2003

December 21, 2014

In India, the production of food products has been increasing in step with the rise in urban / rural population and...

Dry Land Farming in India

December 21, 2014

Dry farming or Dry Land Farming refers to an improved system of cultivation whereby maximum amount of water is conserved by...

Methods of Irrigation in India

December 21, 2014

There are four methods of irrigation viz. Irrigation using buckets and water cans – this useful for small gardens and is...

Crop Productivity Trends in India

December 21, 2014

Before independence the productivity of food grains in India showed a decline. With the introduction of economic planning in 1950-51, and...

Factors Affecting Cropping Patterns in India

December 21, 2014

Crop pattern refers to the proportion of area under different crops at a particular period of time. A change in cropping...

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