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Stubble Burning: Causes and Prevention

Stubble burning refers to deliberate act of setting the straw stubble that remains after rice, wheat and other grains have been harvested on fire. The stubble burning in the regions of Punjab and Haryana was one of the main reasons for the high levels of pollution in Delhi.  The environmental impacts of the stubble burning is contributing to […]

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Agriculture in Union Budget 2017-18

The budget announcements for farmers / agriculture were focussed on the objective of doubling the farmers’ income in five years. Towards this, the key announcements made are as follows: Record Credit Target The agricultural credit target was fixed Rs. 10 Lakh Crore for 2017-18, which is highest ever so far for a particular year.  Efforts […]

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