Chhattisgarh: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Chhattisgarh launches Fortified Rice Distribution Scheme

Published: November 2, 2020

On the eve of Statehood Day celebrations, on November 1, 2020, the State Government of Chhattisgrah launched Fortified Rice Distribution Scheme. About Fortified Rice Distribution Scheme The scheme was launched to reduce malnutrition and anaemia. Under the scheme, fortified rice is distributed through fair price shops. The fortified rice is a mixture of Vitamin-B12, iron ..

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Krishi Upad Mandi (Amendment) Bill 2020: Key Facts

Published: October 29, 2020

Chhattisgarh Assembly passed an amendment Bill to invalidate the Centre’s recently-notified agriculture legislations in one day session. The Assembly passed the Chhattisgarh Krishi Upad Mandi (Amendment) Bill 2020. It gives strength to the state government to control all agricultural produce markets. What are Deemed Markets introduced in the bill? The state government has launched the ..

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Kerala: First State to fix MSP for vegetables

Published: October 29, 2020

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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Chhattisgarh launches Scheme for Tendu leaf collectors: Highlights

Published: August 7, 2020

Chhattisgarh government has launched a social security scheme meant for the tendu leaves collectors in the state and this scheme will be beneficial for over 12 lakh families in the state, majority of them tribals and forest dwellers engaged in the collection of these leaves. What is this scheme about? The scheme, named after the ..

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Chhattisgarh launches ‘Roka-Chheka Abhiyan’

Published: June 20, 2020

Chhattisgarh government has launched the ‘Roka-Chekka Abhiyan’ in all villages in the state. The objective of this scheme is to revive traditional agricultural methods and to save Kharif crops from open grazing by stray cattle. The programme involves the use of Roka-Chheka, which uses the use of cow dung as organic manure and ban open ..

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