Agriculture Ministry

National Level Digital Extension Platform

The Extension workers are those people who are involved in the education programmes in a field. In the agriculture, horticulture, animal husbandry, or poultry sector, the extension workers teach farmers on new farming techniques, and strategies to increase their income. ..

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First Advance Estimates of production of major kharif crops

The Central government has released the first-ever advance estimates of production of major Kharif crops. Key facts The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has released the advance estimates of production of major Kharif crops for 2022-23. The recently released ..

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Kharif Food Grain Production to touch 150.50 mn tonne in 2021

According to Agriculture Ministry, India’s food grain production is expected to touch a record of 150.50 million tonne in the Kharif season of 2021 with a better rice output. Highlights In the Kharif season of 2020-21 crop year, food grain ..

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Govt plans to set up National Farmers Database

The Government of India has announced plans to set up a National Farmers Database. This database will consist of the country’s digitized land records and will aid in online single sign-on facilities for universal access and will also provide services ..

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New E-NAM Features launched by the Agricultural Ministry

On April 2, 2020, the Union Ministry of Agriculture launched new features of National Agriculture Market. This aims to strengthen agricultural marketing of farmers. The main objective of the features are to reduce the congestion at mandis that will help ..

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United Nations World Pulses Day celebrated in New Delhi

On February 10, 2020 the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare inaugurated the celebrations of World Pulses Day in New Delhi that aims to increase the production of pulses. Significance Pulses are important to improve soil fertility. They help ..

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