Dairy Sector Current Affairs, GK & News
National Commission for Women (NCW) launched a nationwide training and capacity building programme for women in dairy farming. Key Facts To launch the training programme, NCW is collaborating with agricultural universities in India in order to identify and train women working in the field of dairy farming and allied activities in several like value addition, ..
On June 2, 2020, the Government of India launched Kisan Credit Card campaign to help dairy farmers. The Kisan Credit cards are to be provided to around 1.5 crore dairy farmers. Highlights Under the Scheme, the Government of India is to provide Kisan Credit Cards to farmers that are associated with milk producing companies. The ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
On March 12, 2020, Global Animal Protection Index 2020 was released by World Animal Protection, an international animal welfare charity. India was ranked second in the index. Highlights The Animal Protection Index ranks countries from A to G. India was ranked along with Spain, Mexico, France and New Zealand. In other words, these countries were ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
On December 14, 2019, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (Amul) and Mother Dairy (owned by National Diary Development Board) increased MRP (Maximum Retail Prices) of their pouched milk by Rs 2 per litre. Why the price rise? The two main reasons behind the price hike is partly structural and partly weather related. The months between ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
Union Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare has launched Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund (DIDF) Scheme with an outlay of Rs. 10881 crore. Under this fund, first installment of Rs. 440 crore was given to National Dairy Development Board (NDDB). Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund (DIDF) Scheme This scheme was approved by Cabinet ..