Chow-chow, also known as chayote, is a vegetable that belongs to the gourd family, Cucurbitaceae. It is not easily available in markets but is a popular ingredient in the cuisine of certain Indian states. In this article, we will explore ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
The Indian government plans to establish 10 Clean Plant Centres to promote domestic production of crops like apples, almonds, grapes, avocados, and blueberries, which have seen an increase in demand for imported planting materials. They will be set up under ..
Category: Agriculture Current Affairs
The Government of India is planning to create ten clean plant centres. These centres will focus on increasing fruit crop production. During the Union Budget 2023-24, the finance minister Nirmala Sitaraman announced the Atma Nirbhar Clean Plant Program. Under the ..
The Indian horticulture sector contributes 33% of the GVA of the country. The industry is labor intensive and therefore, a small push will increase employment opportunities exponentially. Today, only 10% of the Indian land is under horticultural use. But it ..
The literacy rate in rural India is around 73.5%. Most Indian farmers lag knowledge about modern farming methods, organic farming, and effective principles of animal husbandry. To train them in these fields, the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare recently ..
Nagaland is celebrating the Orange Festival for two days. Nagaland Fruit Festival is being organized in the state to praise the hard work of orange growers. Revenue from oranges in the state almost doubled recently. Fruit festivals are famous all ..