Climate Resilient

What is a ‘Trellis structure’?

Trellis structure is an architectural structure made from a lattice of interwoven pieces of any material like wood, bamboo, or metal. Uses of Trellis structure Trellis structure can be used to cultivate climbers and creepers like bitter gourd, pointed gourd, ..



GoI develops new biofortified high protein wheat variety

The scientists of Agharkar Research Institute (Pune), operating under Department of Science and Technology (DST) have developed biofortified high quality wheat. The new variety is MACS 4028 Highlights The new wheat variety has 14.7% better nutritional quality, 40.3 ppm of ..


Global Potato Conclave to be held in Gujarat

The Global Potato Conclave is to be held between January 28 and January 31, 2020. PM Modi is to attend the conclave. PM Modi is to address the conclave. Highlights The conclave will hold live demonstrations of potato varieties, farm ..


India & World Bank sign Agreement of 210 million USD in agriculture and rural transformation

The Government of Maharashtra and World Bank signed a 210 million USD agreement to facilitate agriculture value chains, increase market access and build resilient crops. Highlights The Project is to be implemented in 36 districts of the state of Maharashtra. ..


India-Germany sign MoU on Zero Budget Natural Farming

On January 9, 2020, the Andhra Pradesh Government signed Memorandum of Understanding with a German firm to implement Zero Budget Natural Farming in the state. Highlights The state Government will take a loan of Rs 1015 crores to spend towards ..


Indian Science Congress to begin at Bengaluru

On January 3, 2020, PM Modi will inaugurate Indian Science Congress at Bengaluru. The theme of the Congress is Theme: Science and Technology: Rural Development The Congress is to be hosted by Department of Science and Technology. Highlights The 107th ..