Farmer Cooperatives: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Shahakar Mitra Scheme launched
Published: June 12, 2020
On June 12, 2020, the Union Agriculture Minister shri Narendra Singh Tomar launched Shahakar Mitra scheme. The scheme has been launched to assist the cooperative institutions to access innovative ideas of young professionals. In return the young interns will gain confidence to become self-reliant in the field. Highlights The Scheme is an internship programme for ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Agricultural & Processed food products Export Development Authority signs MoU with SFAC
Published: March 18, 2020
On March 18, 2020, the Agricultural and Processed food product Export Development Authority (APEDA) signed Memorandum of Understanding with Small Farmers Agriculture-Business Consortium. The agreement aims to link the Farmer Producer Organization and farmer cooperatives with the export value chain. Highlights The SFAC will share the clusters of farmers and grouping distributed in various states ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
Enhancing Agribusiness of Cooperatives in Maharashtra
Published: February 2, 2019
The Cooperatives Department of Maharashtra has decided to appoint managers at six major cities across the country to enhance agribusiness between cooperatives in Maharashtra and other States. Improving Agri-Business Maharashtra has a surplus of products such as onion, tomato, grapes, pomegranate, mangoes and raisins. These are traded in other states and in the process the traders ..