Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer's Welfare: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Directorate of Cashew Research launches ‘Cashew India’ application

Published: July 31, 2020

The Directorate of Cashew Research at Puttur in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka has developed the ‘Cashew India’ app for farmers and other stakeholders of cashew in India. Available in 11 languages, this app can be downloaded from Google Play Store. Details The Senior Scientists at the DCR Mohana GS has conceptualized and designed this ..

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Kisan Rath App

Published: April 18, 2020

The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare launched the Kisan Rath mobile app to enable easier transportation of agricultural produce. About the App The Kisan Rath app is a mobile app for farmers to help transport their produce in times of the lockdown. The app launched by the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers ..

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New features to be launched on e-NAM platform

Published: April 3, 2020

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare is to launch several new features on the e-NAM platform to strengthen agriculture marketing in times of the pandemic. e-NAM E-NAM or Electronic National Agriculture Market is a pan India electronic trading platform that was launched on 14th April 2016. It connects more than 580 mandis across the ..

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Final Estimate of 2018-19 & First Estimate of 2019-20 of Horticultural Crops Released

Published: January 29, 2020

The Department of Agriculture Cooperation and Farmers Welfare (under the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare) has recently released the Final Estimates of 2018-19 of various Horticulture Crops. The first Advance Estimates of 2019-20 of Area and Production of various Horticulture Crops was also released. As per the released final estimates of 2018-19, the total ..

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PM Modi to release third instalment of Kisan Samman Nidhi

Published: January 1, 2020

PM Modi is to release the fourth instalment of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Yojana in Tumakuru, Karnataka. The Prime Minister will also confer “Krishi Karmanya” award to three fishermen and 28 progressive farmers from various states. Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Yojana The scheme was first introduced in Telangana as “Rythu Bandhu” scheme. Under the scheme, a ..

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