soil health card scheme


Soil Health Card Scheme

This scheme was originally launched by UPA Government in 2007-08 under the integrated soil management initiative. But this scheme made little progress in the UPA regime. In 8 years (by March 2013) only around 50 Lakh Soil Health Cards were…


 Agriculture in Budget 2015-16

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…