Central Sector Scheme Current Affairs, GK & News

Formation and Promotion of 10,000 Farmer Produce Organizations (FPOs)

The Government of India has launched a new Central Sector Scheme called the “Formation and Promotion of 10,000 Farmer Produce Organizations (FPOs)”. Highlights The scheme has been launched with a clear strategy and committed resources in order to form and promote 10,000 new FPOs across India. For the making of FPOs, Rs 6865 crore have ..

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Delhi Govt agrees to implement Central scheme PM-KISAN

Ahead of scheduled assembly elections, Delhi Government has agreed to implement ambitious Central scheme Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) that promises small and marginal eligible farmers an income support of Rs.6,000 a year in three instalments. Earlier, West Bengal and Delhi Governments had refused to implement the scheme in respective state/UT but even though ..

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PM-Kisan: Cabinet approves relaxation of Aadhaar seeding of data of beneficiaries

Union Cabinet has approved relaxation of mandatory requirement of Aadhaar Seeded data as pre-condition for release of funds to beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri KisanSamman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) scheme. About Pradhan Mantri KisanSamman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) It is Central Sector Scheme to provide income support to land-holding farmers’ families. It provides income support of Rs 6,000 per year ..

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National Conference on Crop Residue Management held in New Delhi

Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare inaugurated National Conference on Crop residue Management for farmers from states of Punjab, Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. The conference was held at New Delhi. Key Highlights of Conference Organiser: This conference was organized by Government of India in collaboration with ICAR (Indian Council ..

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Stubble Burning Incidents declines 41% in UP, Punjab, Haryana: Govt

According to Union Government there has been a 41% reduction in stubble burning incidents in 2018 as compared to 2016. Recently, Secretary of Department of Agricultural Research and Education and Director General, ICAR Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra highlighted considerable reduction in crop residue burning incidents in 2018 through various government efforts under Central Sector Scheme (CSS) ..

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