Page-4 of Minimum Support Price Current Affairs, GK & News

Procurement of Pulses and Oil Seeds from Farmers

The Government of India has procured oil seeds and pulses from farmers directly at Minimum Support Prices. Currently, the Price Support Scheme for the Rabi season has been launched in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Maharashtra. Highlights Till now the Food Corporation of India (FCI) and NAFED (National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing ..

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Lock Down: Agriculture and allied activities exempted

On March 28, 2020, the Union Agriculture Minister announced that agriculture and farming related activities have been exempted from Lock Down. This was introduced in the second addendum introduced by the Ministry of Home Affairs. Highlights Under the second addendum issued by the Home Ministry towards the lock down, the following categories have been exempted ..

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Bhavantar Bharpayee Yojna Scheme: Haryana includes more crops

The state government Haryana has decided to bring more crops under its ‘Bhavantar Bharpayee Yojna (BBY)’ scheme. The decision was taken at a BBY’s review meeting which was presided by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar. About Bhavantar Bharpayee Yojna (BBY) scheme BBY is a scheme for vegetable growers. Under it farmers get compensated for ..

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Doubling the Farmers Income

Prime Minister had set a goal of doubling the farmer’s income by 2022 in 2015. This required an income growth of 10.4 per cent per annum. But the farmer’s income growth in the last three years was around 3.5 per cent. To accomplish the agenda of doubling the farmer’s income it now requires increasing the ..

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Ministry of Tribal Affairs launches revised MSP for MFP

The Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram launched the revised MSP for MFP for the welfare of Tribals at the National Workshop organized by TRIFED under Ministry of Tribal Affairs. MSP for MFP Minimum Support Price Scheme (MSP) for Minor Forest Produce (MFP) is a centrally-sponsored scheme aimed to ensure fair and remunerative price to MFP ..

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