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Strategy to promote NER as Agri Export Hub

APEDA (Agricultural and Processed Food Products Development and Authority) recently formulated a Strategy for the “promotion of Export of Agricultural and Horticulture products” from North-Eastern (NE) states of India. Highlights APEDA has launched a platform in Assam, which will help ..

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National Conference of State Agriculture & Horticulture Ministers

National Conference of State Agriculture & Horticulture Ministers is being organised by Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare in Bengaluru on July 14 and July 15, 2022. Key Facts This conference is being organised to commemorate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. ..

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ONDC: ‘Grand Hackathon’ on Agriculture

Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) recently organised a three-day “Grand Hackathon”, in collaboration with NABARD. About Grand Hackathon The Grand-Hackathon was held in hybrid mode, at the Bombay Stock Exchange in Fort, Mumbai. It is subdivided into two categories ..

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Computerisation of Primary Agriculture and Credit Society (PACS)

Cabinet has approved computerisation of primary agricultural credit societies (PACS) with total outlay of 2516 crore rupees. Highlights The project has proposed computerization of about 63,000 functional PACS over a period of five years. The project focuses on improving efficiency ..

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IIM-A Agriculture Land Price Index

IIM-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has collaborated with SFarms India, an e-marketplace for agricultural land to develop a farm land price index that is based on the purchases and sales done on the platform. This index has been designed with the aim of ..

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Third Advance Estimates for Production of Major Crops 2021-22

The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has released the third advance estimate of the production of major agricultural crops for 2021-22. What do the advance estimates say? The food grains production in the country has been estimated at ..

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