Indian Agriculture | Primary Sector Indian Economy

December 21, 2014

Rainfed Agriculture in India

Rain-dependent areas can be broadly split into two: ‘dry lands’, which receive less than 750 mm of rain a year; and rainfed areas, which receive more than 750 mm.

December 20, 2014

Coffee Production in India

India produces both Coffea arabica and Robusta Coffee or Coffea robusta. As per the provisional figures of 2010-11, Coffee is planted in India in around 399801 hectares. Out of

December 20, 2014

Tea Production in India

After water, tea (Camellia sinensis) is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. Tea is an evergreen plant that mainly grows in tropical and subtropical climates. Requirements for Tea

December 15, 2013

Agricultural Biosecurity Bill, 2013

The inflow of pests/diseases of plants and animals into countries through imports is considered one of the biggest threats to diversity, leading to huge economic losses. All of you

December 15, 2013

National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture

Under the National Action Plan on Climate Change, India has launched a dedicated National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) to define its strategies for climate mitigation and adaptation within

December 15, 2013

Different Types of Trade Agreements

Two or more nations can go for economic integration by partial or full abolition of tariff and non-tariff barriers taking place among them. The objective of this integration is

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National Mission on Food Processing

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs in August 2012 had approved a new Centrally Sponsored Scheme titled “National Mission on Food Processing (NMFP)”. This scheme was announced in Union

April 21, 2013

National Dairy Plan

National Dairy Plan (NDP) was drafted by the National Dairy Plan for 14 major dairying states (accounting for more than 90 percent of India’s milk production) on initiatives to

April 21, 2013

Minimum Support Price Scheme

The Minimum Support Prices were announced by the Government of India for the first time in 1966-67 for Wheat in the wake of the Green Revolution and extended harvest,

September 23, 2012

Nutrient Based Subsidy Scheme

The government recently said that it plans to appoint an independent agency to assess the price behaviour of crop nutrients after the introduction of nutrient-based subsidy (NBS) scheme in