Farmers Current Affairs, GK & News

NABARD Farmer Distress Index

With the marginal and small farmers of the country getting a raw deal regarding the waivers of farm loans, the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is planning to create a farmer distress index (FDI) with the aim of tracking, identifying, and supporting the real distressed and needy farmers of India. Overview: Depending ..

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Robo Plant: Technology to interact with plants

The scientists from Singapore have developed a technology to interact with plants. The technology has been named as “Robo Plant”. About the Robo Plant Technology The technology helps to control the plants using smart phone applications. In future, this technology can be further used to enable farmers to detect diseases in plants. The plants can ..

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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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