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Uttarakhand government launches Mukhyamantri Dal Poshit Yojana

The Uttarakhand government has recently launched Mukhyamantri Dal Poshit Yojana (MDPY)  to provide low-priced pulses for poor in the State. As per scheme, two kg of pulses at subsidised rates  would be made available to 23.32 lakh ration card holders every month. The Chana dal (chick peas split) is being made available at a rate of ..

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ICRISAT-led team identifies Climate-Resilient Genes in Chickpea

Recently, an international collaboration of 20 research organizations led by Hyderabad-based International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) identified climate resilient genes in chickpea. They cracked genetic code to develop climate resilient chickpea with genes for heat tolerance and genes for drought tolerance. Key Findings Scientists study based on complete genome sequencing of ..

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