Ministry of Agriculture

DigiClaim Module Under PMFBY

On March 24, 2023, Union Minister of Agriculture Narendra Singh Tomar launched the National Crop Insurance Portal’s digitized claim settlement module ‘DigiClaim’ in New Delhi, India. The module falls under the ambit of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY), and ..

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First Advance Estimates of production of major kharif crops

The Central government has released the first-ever advance estimates of production of major Kharif crops. Key facts The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has released the advance estimates of production of major Kharif crops for 2022-23. The recently released ..

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Ministry of Agriculture signs five MoUs with Private Companies

Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare signed five memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with the private companies on September 14, 2021. What are those companies? MoUs were signed for pilot projects with five private companies namely, CISCO, ITC Limited, Ninjacart, ..

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PM Fasal Bima Yojana Deadline extended

Central government has agreed to demand from Maharashtra government to extend cut-off date to enrol farmers from July 15 to July 23 for Kharif season 2021 under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY). Key Points Maharashtra government had requested to ..

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India-Fiji: Union Cabinet Approves pact for Co-operation in Agriculture

The Union Cabinet Chaired by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has approved an agreement between India and Fiji for their cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors. Highlights The agriculture pact was signed between Ministry of Agriculture of India ..

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National Mission for Edible Oil (NMEO)

The Ministry of Agriculture has proposed for the National Mission for Edible Oil in order to increase the domestic availability and reduce the import dependency. The mission has been proposed for next five years in the span of 2020-21 to ..

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