Livestock Rearing Current Affairs, GK & News
The Government of Jammu and Kashmir recently launched the Poultry Policy, 2020. The Government has provided operational guidelines under the policy to promote establishment of poultry units. Highlights The Jammu and Kashmir Government has announced Rs 50 crores of subsidy per annum to establish broiler farms and its allied activities. The policy aims to generate ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
On June 11, the Indian American soil scientist Dr Rattan Lal has won the World Food Prize for mainstreaming and developing soil centric approach in order to increase food production. Highlights Dr Lal’s strategy of restoring soil health has been adopted by three United Nations Climate Change Conferences. Techniques of Dr Lal Dr Lal has ..
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
The ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research)’s Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) has developed cell culture Classical Swine Fever vaccine. Significance The vaccine will help to save several rabbits. This is because the current vaccine called the Lapinised CSF (Classical Swine Fever) being used is produced by sacrificing large number of rabbits. The new vaccine ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, operating under Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying released 20th Livestock Census. According to the census, total Livestock population is 535.78 million and has increased by 4.6% as compared to the previous census. The previous census was conducted in 2014. Highlights of the census The total Bovine ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
Union Cabinet has approved new initiative (scheme) to control Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and Brucellosis to support the livestock rearing farmers and improve the health of animals. Key Features of Scheme Objective: This initiative aims to fully control these diseases amongst livestock in the country in next five years and subsequently eradicate these diseases. ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs