Agriculture: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Haryana Govt. to Open 2000 Retail Outlets under Cooperative Scheme

The Haryana Government is in the process of opening 2000 multi-brand retail outlets in the state to encourage young entrepreneurs to start businesses. The retail outlets will be opened as part of the new brand ..

Weather Forecast System Developed by IIT Kharagpur

Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed an advanced weather forecasting system in order to disseminate data regarding climate and its challenges to the farmers so that they can make informed decisions. This is expected to ..

IIT Kharagpur to Train Students from Other Institutes in Agri-Tech

The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur has announced that it is going to launch a course in order to impart training to the students and faculty members of other institutions in the country pertaining to ..

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana reviewed

On July 13, 2020, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman reviewed Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana. Highlights The Minister reviewed the journey of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana since 2016. The scheme will now on focus on ..

Kharif crops: 44% more and Pulses: 2.5 times more in 2020

The Sowing coverage area in India for the 2020 Kharif season has increased as compared to that of 2019. Highlights The sowing area of Kharif crops has increased by 44% and that of pulses has ..