The Prakritik Kheti Khushshal Kissan Yojana (PKKKY) was launched by the Himachal Pradesh government to promote organic / Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) system. It is in news recently because out of the total 3,226 ..
Biocides: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs
The students at the IIT Madras have developed a smart agricopter to eliminate manual spraying of pesticides in agricultural fields and help identify crop health by using a imaging camera. The innovation will allow spraying ..
The Himachal Pradesh government has launched the ‘Prakritik Kheti Khushhaal Kisaan Yojana’ to enhance agricultural income by adopting low-cost climate-resilient Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) system. Under the scheme farmers would be provided training, necessary ..
Bank of Baroda signs a MoU with POORTI Agri Services Pvt. Ltd to enable farmers to purchase agricultural inputs
The Bank of Baroda (BoB) has signed a MoU with POORTI Agri Services Pvt. Ltd to enable the farmers to purchase agricultural inputs such as fertilizers, pesticides, seeds etc. provided by POORTI. This is a ..
Responding to National Human Rights Commission’s (NHRC) directions, the Punjab Government has: Banned the manufacture, import and use of pesticides which are harmful to health. Withdrawn registration of some such pesticides in addition to limiting ..