Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana

Changing Consumption Patterns in Coarse Cereals in India

September 19, 2015

Successive governments at the centre have launched initiatives to promote use of coarse cereals mainly because of their nutritious value. For example, to promote cultivation and consumption of millets, Government of India allocated Rs. 300 crores in 2011-12 under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana for promotion of millets...

 Agriculture in Budget 2015-16

March 3, 2015

According to the new CSO estimates based on 2011-12, agriculture and allied sector contribution to the overall GDP has increased from 14 to 18%. The focus of the new government now is to increase the yield/productivity in order to increase the output. Keeping in mind the demands...