The Food Price Index tells the “monthly” price changes in world food prices. In January 2023, the World Food Price Index was 131.2. This is 0.8% less as compared to that of the food prices in December 2022. The major ..
The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has released the third advance estimate of the production of major agricultural crops for 2021-22. What do the advance estimates say? The food grains production in the country has been estimated at ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2022
Telangana is the first state in the country to record its crop diversification patterns in the form of an index. About the crop diversification index The crop diversification index has a base value of one, which represents the percentage of ..
Category: States Current Affairs
Scientists at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), in collaboration with several other research institutions, have identified about 15,000 selected germplasms of rice and wheat for developing varieties that are tolerant to floods, droughts, heatwaves, and diseases to mitigate the ..
According to Agriculture Ministry, India’s food grain production is expected to touch a record of 150.50 million tonne in the Kharif season of 2021 with a better rice output. Highlights In the Kharif season of 2020-21 crop year, food grain ..
The government of Haryana has launched the scheme Jal Hi Jeevan to replace the paddy crop with that of Maize and other crops to aid in water conservation through crop diversification. The scheme aims to address the depleting water table ..