Minister of agriculture and Farmers welfare Current Affairs, GK & News

Phase-III of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) launched

The Union Minister of Rural Development, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare & Panchayati Raj, Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday, 18th December 2019 launched the Phase-III of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) in New Delhi on the sidelines of the National Workshop on PMGSY. The National Workshop was organized by the Ministry of Rural Development. Under ..

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What is e-NAM scheme?

The e-NAM scheme is a central sector scheme which aims to integrate mandis or markers for farmers on a virtual platform. Under the scheme, States and Union Territories have carried out the following mandatory reforms- Single trading license valid across the state or union territory, single-point levy of market fee across the state or union ..

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Antibiotics in Crops registered under Insecticide Act 1968

The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar in a written reply to the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, 10th December 2019 informed that Aureofungin, Kasugamycin, Validamycin, and Streptomycin+Tetracycline combination are the antibiotics that are registered under the Insecticide Act 1968. These antibiotics are used as pesticides to combat bacterial and fungal diseases ..

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Data Bank of Farmers

The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar in a written reply to the lower house of the Parliament, Lok Sabha on Tuesday, 10th December 2019 informed that the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare has constituted a Task Force to develop a comprehensive Database of Farmers. The Database for Farmers ..

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India exported Organic Products worth Rs 5150.99 crore in 2018-19

The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar in a written reply to Lok Sabha on Tuesday, 3rd December 2019 informed that India has exported organic products worth Rs 5150.99 crore in 2018-19. The organic products are produced under 2 certification system in India- Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) India and the National ..

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