Cotton Current Affairs, GK & News

Cotton Council of India

Cotton Council of India has been recently set up by the Union government. Why the council was set up? According to the Union Ministry of Textiles, the objective of the council is to resolve the issues related to cotton & yarn pricing and bring substantial improvements in the sector. Suresh Bhai Kotak is appointed as ..

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Second Advance Estimates of Production of Major Crops

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare announced the Second Advance Estimates of Major Crop Production for 2021-22. Foodgrain production is expected to reach a new high of 316.06 million tonnes. Overview: Foodgrains – 316.06 million tonnes. (record) Wheat –111.32 million tonnes. (record) Rice –127.93 million tonnes. (record) Maize –32.42 million tonnes. (record) Coarse Cereals/Nutri ..

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KVIC’s Khadi Handmade Paper Slippers

KVIC is Khadi and Village Industries Commission. It operates under Ministry of MSME. It has recently launched hand made use and throw paper slippers and also khadi baby wear slippers. About Khadi baby wear For the first time, the KVIC has introduced baby wear produce. The Khadi baby wear can be used by babies up ..

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October 7: World Cotton Day 2021

World Cotton Day was observed on October 7, across the world, in a bid to raise awareness regarding the cotton sector among people. Key Points UN World Cotton Day (WCD) is celebrated annually on October 7 with the aim of raising awareness regarding the critical role of cotton sector in international trade, economic development and ..

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Kharif Food Grain Production to touch 150.50 mn tonne in 2021

According to Agriculture Ministry, India’s food grain production is expected to touch a record of 150.50 million tonne in the Kharif season of 2021 with a better rice output. Highlights In the Kharif season of 2020-21 crop year, food grain output consisting of rice, pulses & coarse cereals were at 149.56 million tonnes. Record production ..

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