Farmers Current Affairs, GK & News

Rs 90000 Cr Sanctioned under Kisan Credit Card Scheme to the Farmers

As per the information provided by the Finance Minister, banks have sanctioned total amount of Rs 89810 Cr to about 11 million Kisan Credit Cardholders to help the farmers meet finances for Kharif sowing and allied activities. This is part of the Rs 20.97 trillion stimulus package announced by the government and the government had ..

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What is KisanRath?

KisanRath is a mobile app developed by the National Informatics Centre to help farmers and traders in the primary and secondary transportation of their agriculture and horticulture produce in times of pandemic. Through this app, transport can be availed from the farm gate itself to the mandi and also from one mandi to another. From ..

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Kisan Sabha Application developed by CSIR launched

On May 1, 2020, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-Central Road Research Institute (CSIR-CRRI) launched Kisan Sabha Application. The application was launched to connect farmers to freight transportation and supply chain. Highlights The application aims in providing timely support to farmers and help in increasing their profit. This is possible as the application minimizes ..

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PM-KISAN scheme’s first anniversary observed on February 24, 2020

The First anniversary of the launch of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme was recently observed on February 24, 2020. PM-KISAN is a Central Sector scheme with 100% funding from Government of India. Under the Scheme an annual income support of Rs.6000 is provided to all farmer families across the country in three equal ..

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Budget 2020: 2.83 lakh Crore Rupees allocated to Agriculture and Rural Development

The Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman presented the Budget 2020-21 on February 1, 2020. The Minister has allocated Rs 2.83 lakh crore rupees for the agriculture and rural development sector. The Government aims to liberalize farm markets, remove distortions in livestock and farm markets and increase agricultural investments. It also focuses to increase purchase of farm ..

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