Agriculture in India Current Affairs, GK & News
The government’s concern over illegal beneficiaries of the PM-KISAN scheme is going to cease very soon as it has decided to identify farmers who are illegally receiving benefits. What is the PM-KISAN scheme? Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi is a government initiative to provide minimum income support of Rs. 6,000 per year. It was announced ..
The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) announced the introduction of a dedicated debt and credit guarantee scheme for non-banking financial companies and microfinance institutions to make sure the abundant flow of credit in COVID-19 affected rural areas. Functions of NABARD National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development is the apex development finance ..
India topped the list of the number of organic farmers and in terms of the total area under organic farming, it ranked 9th. North Eastern state Sikkim set a record by becoming the first fully organic state in the world and other states like Tripura and Uttarakhand have set similar targets. What are the key ..
The Kerala Agriculture University has developed a micronutrient formulation to deal with micronutrient deficiencies among the crops. The Sampoorna KAU Multimix was developed in light of the recent reduction in top soil quality as a consequence of heavy rain and floods over the past two years. the formulation is crop specific and can be used ..
On 18 Nov, Union Minister of Women and Child Development (WCD) and Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, along with Bill Gates, co-chair of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launched the Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh (BPKK) today in New Delhi. The BPKK is a repository of diverse crops across 128 agro-climatic zones for better nutritional outcomes. Its ..
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