Farmer producer organisations Current Affairs, GK & News
The Government of India has launched a new Central Sector Scheme called the “Formation and Promotion of 10,000 Farmer Produce Organizations (FPOs)”. Highlights The scheme has been launched with a clear strategy and committed resources in order to form and promote 10,000 new FPOs across India. For the making of FPOs, Rs 6865 crore have ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 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 ..