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Procurement of Pulses and Oil Seeds from Farmers

The Government of India has procured oil seeds and pulses from farmers directly at Minimum Support Prices. Currently, the Price Support Scheme for the Rabi season has been launched in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Maharashtra. Highlights Till now the Food Corporation of India (FCI) and NAFED (National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing ..

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National Conference on Kharif Crops, 2020 held through video conference

On April 16, 2020 the Union Agricultural Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar chaired the National Conference on Kharif crops. The conference discussed measures to achieve doubling of farmers’ income and to achieve Kharif target. Secretaries of DAC&FW and ICAR and also officers from state governments participated in the conference. Highlights The conference fixed the target ..

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E-NAM completes four years of service

On April 14, 2020, the Electronic-National Agricultural Market completed four years of implementation. It was developed under the concept of “One Nation One Market”. About E-NAM E-NAM is managed by the Small Farmers Agribusiness Consortium (SFAC). It provides single service for all APMC (Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee) related activities. Today there are more than 450 ..

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APEDA signs MoUs to implement Agriculture Export Policy

The Agricultural and Processed Food Export Development Authority (APEDA) has signed Memorandum of Understandings with IIT Delhi, Quality Council of India (QCI) and Indian Chamber of Food and Agriculture (ICFA). Agriculture Export Policy The Agriculture Export Policy was launched in 2018. It aims to increase the agricultural export potential of the country. It is highly ..

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PM Modi launches 10,000 Farmer Producer Organizations

On February 29, 2020, PM Modi shall launch 10,000 Farmer Producer Organizations at Chitrakoot. The event is being organized to commemorate the successful completion of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana. Significance There are more than 86% of small and marginal farmers that hold less than 1.1 hectares of land. They face challenges in buying ..

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