Honey bee Current Affairs, GK & News

Honey FPO Programme inaugurated by Agriculture Minister

The Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar recently inaugurated a cooperative programme for the beekeepers and honey collectors.  The programme was launched in 5 states. Under the programme, five farmer producer organisations are to be set up in five states. They are to be established in East Champaran, Bihar; Bharatpur, Rajasthan; Morena Madhya Pradesh; Mathura, Uttar ..

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Honey Production

Recent reports show that the honey production in Bihar has declined by 40% in 2020. Erratic weather is being blamed for the drastic fall. Honey Production in India India is an exporter of natural honey. In 2018-19, India exported over 61,000 tonnes of natural honey (worth about 732 crore INR) to various countries like USA, ..

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Plan Bee wins Indian Railways ‘s Best Innovation Award

The Plan Bee initiative of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has won the Best Innovation Award in Indian Railways for the 2018-19 fiscal. The initiative helps in preventing trains from hitting elephants crossing tracks. The Plan Bee is an amplifying system imitating the buzz of a swarm of honey bees to keep wild elephants away ..

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