Drip irrigation: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

GoI releases Rs 3,971 crores for micro-irrigation projects

Published: November 21, 2020

On November 20, 2020, Government of India sanctioned a loan of 3,971 crores of rupees for micro irrigation projects in Tamil Nadu. This is one of the biggest loans being sanctioned for the state of Tamil Nadu. The loan has been sanctioned at subsidised interest rate under micro irrigation fund. The micro irrigation fund was ..

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Kisan Suryoday Yojana: Key Facts

Published: October 24, 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to launch Kisan Suryoday Yojana in Gujarat. The scheme aims to provide day time power supply for irrigation. Highlights Under the scheme, the farmers are to be availed with power supply between 5 AM and 9 PM. In order to implement the scheme, the State Government of Gujarat has allocated ..

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Per Drop More Crop: Rs 4,000 crore allocated

Published: June 10, 2020

The Government of India has allocated Rs 4,000 crores under Per Drop More Crop component of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana for the year 2020-21. Highlights The Government of India has allocated the funds to implement the Per Drop More Crop component and the state governments are to identify the beneficiaries. Along with this, the ..

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Current Affairs Current Affairs : Febraury 18, 2010

Published: February 25, 2010

Places in News:Where is Goddess Shri Maduraialaiamman Temple?Goddess Shri Maduraialaiamman Temple is in Tiruchirapalli. On 18 February 2010, hundreds of devotees from different parts of Tamil Nadu participated in the ‘Mahakumbhabhishekam’ (consecration) of Goddess Shri Maduraialaiamman Temple. Persons in News:What is Mahesh Rangarajan committee related to?Mahesh Rangarajan led 11-member Committee will submit its report about ..

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Irrigation In India

Published: May 22, 2009

1. At the time of commencement of the First Five Year Plan in 1951, population of India was about 361 million and annual food grain production was 51 million tones (m.t.), which was not adequate.2. Import of food grains was then inevitable to cover up the shortage. Attaining self sufficiently in food was therefore given ..

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