Ministry of Agriculture Current Affairs, GK & News

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 and Agriculture Ministry of the Republic of Fiji.  This agreement between the countries will come ..

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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 2024-25. About National Mission for Edible Oil (NMEO) The NMEO comprises of the three Sub-Missions ..

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Fruits & vegetables in J&K covered under ‘Operation Green’s TOP to TOTAL’ scheme

Centre has brought majority of fruits and vegetables grown in Jammu under a fresh initiative of Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. All the fruits and vegetables in J&K will be covered under the ‘Operation Green’s TOP to TOTAL’ scheme. Key facts This step is aimed at supporting farmers of Fruits and Vegetables. It will prevent distress sales and ..

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Centre to launch Tilhan Mission

During the event organised on Soil Health Card Day, the Union Agriculture Minister of India, Narendra Singh Tomar announced that the government will launch Tilhan Mission. The objective of the mission is to make the country self-reliant in oilseed production. He also announced that the Government is to set up 10,000 new farmer produce organisations ..

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India’s food-grain production to reach an all-time high

The second estimate of food-grain production has been released by the Agriculture Ministry. As per the data, total food-grain production is pegged at a record 291.95 million tonne for the 2019-20 crop-year. It also stated that India is set to harvest a wheat production of 106.21 million tonne in the 2019-20 crop-year due to good ..

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