Agriculture in Kerala Current Affairs, GK & News

Kerala: First State to fix MSP for vegetables

Kerala became the first Indian state to fix Minimum Support Price for sixteen agriculture items. It consists of vegetables, fruits and tubers. The scheme is to support farmers and increase agriculture sector. What is the plan? Sixteen different varieties of vegetables will be covered in the first phase. There is also a condition to revise ..

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Pokkali Rice

The pokkali rice, the traditional salt resistant variety, cultivated in the coastal regions of Ernakulam, Alappuzha and Thrissur districts, has received Geographical Indication registration from the Geographical Indications Registry Office, Chennai. With the G.I. registration, the pokkali farmers will get exclusive right to cultivate and market it in the brand name of ‘Pokkali’. The registration ..

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INDEX -2012 held in Dubai

INDEX -2012; the largest International Design Exhibition in the Gulf region was held at World Trade Center in Dubai. The exhibition witnessed participation of over 900 leading brands and companies from 45 countries including India exhibiting their innovative products and creative designs. Coir board of India was among the participants at the show with a ..

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