Krishi Vigyan Kendras Current Affairs, GK & News

Centre to link innovative agriculture technologies to farms in Northeast Region

Government is working towards linking innovative agricultural technologies with farms to benefit small and marginal farmers in northeast India. It will primarily focus on women under Biotech-KISAN programme. Highlights Department of Biotechnology issued special call for Northeast region under the programme which will help in understanding local issues of farmers & provide scientific solutions to ..

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AI-based Pest Management

Recently, professor Jayashankar from Telangana State Agricultural University (PJTSAU) inked a memorandum with Mumbai based Wadhwani Institute of Artificial Learning to provide an AI-Based Pest Management system to the farmers. Objective of the memorandum Memorandum was signed in a bid to provide information regarding any possible infestation of pink bollworm in cotton field which in ..

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Special Kharif strategy for 2021 season

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare recently formulated a special Kharif Strategy. This strategy is to be implemented in the Kharif season 2021. About the strategy A detailed plan to expand the area of cultivation and eventually increase the productivity of Moong, Tur, and Urad has been formulated. The strategy will use high-yielding variety ..

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Krishi Vigyan Kendra: Door Delivery of fish Scheme

The Krishi Vigyan Kendra operating under Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute has launched a door delivery scheme in Kerala. Under the scheme, it is providing door delivery of fishes to several households in Kochi city. Highlights The Door Delivery scheme has gained a good response in the Kochi city with average daily supply hitting 510 ..

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PM Modi launched National Artificial Insemination Programme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the National Artificial Insemination Programme at Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. He also launched a country wide workshop in all Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) in all 687 Districts of country on vaccination, disease management, Artificial Insemination and Productivity. The National Artificial Insemination Programme was launched on sidelines with ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’ Programme, ..

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