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Indo-Israeli Centre of Excellence for Vegetables Protected Cultivation

On November 2, 2020, the Chief Minister of Assam, Sabananda Sonowal laid the foundation stone of Indo-Israeli Centre of Excellence for vegetables Protected Cultivation in Khetri in the outskirts of Guwahati, Assam. Key Highlights The centre will provide exposure to the latest Israeli technologies to the farmers of the state. It will help them in ..

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Kritagya Hackathon: Launched by ICAR to promote Farm Mechanization

On September 23, 2020, “Kritagya” Hackathon was launched by Indian Council of Agricultural Research under National Agricultural Higher Education Project. The project will promote Farm Mechanisation. Highlights Students from any university, college can participate in the project. The first prize winner will receive Rs 5 lakhs, second prize and third prize winners will receive Rs ..

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Bills Introduced in Lok Sabha to Transform the Agriculture

Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar introduced – The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020 and the Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Shri Raosaheb Patil Danve introduced The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020 ..

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The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020

The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 was introduced by the Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar in Lok Sabha on September 14, 2020. The bill is aimed at transforming the agriculture in the country and raising farmers’ income. Key Features ..

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Chhattisgarh launches Godhan Nyay Yojana

The Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel recently launched “Godhan Nyay Yojana”. The scheme is to make animal husbandry commercially profitable. Highlights The Godhan Nyay Yojana is the first of its kind that will procure cow dung from cattle owners. The scheme will also prevent open grazing of cattle and will solve the problem of stray ..

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