Farmer producer organisations: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Union Cabinet approved Agricultural Infrastructure Fund of Rs 1 lakh crores

Published: July 8, 2020

On July 8, 2020, the union cabinet chaired by PM Modi approved a new Central Sector Scheme-Agricultural Infrastructure Fund of Rs 1 lakh crore. Highlights The scheme is to provide long tern and medium term debt financing facility to invest in viable agricultural projects. It will support community farming, post-harvest management infrastructure. The allocated fund ..

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PM Modi launches 10,000 FPOs

Published: February 29, 2020

The Farmer Produce Organisations (FPO) Scheme was initiated by the Small Farmers’ Agri-Business Consortium under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. The FPOs help in grouping of small, marginal and landless farmers, and provide access to technology, quality seed, fertilizers and pesticides. Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 10,000 Farmers Producer Organisations (FPOs) all over ..

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