Ministry of Agriculture Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
At a conference organized by the Ministry of Agriculture last week, the State-wise horticulture production data for the year 2018-19 was released. This the third advance estimate report, as per which, West Bengal was the top State in vegetable production with 29.55 million tonnes (mt) of vegetables last year. The state accounted for 15.9 % ..
The Ministry of Agriculture on December 31, 2019, announced that the sowing area of rabi crops have increased by 36 lakh hectares. This is mainly due to improvement in soil moisture in Rabi growing states. Highlights The total area under Rabi crops was 536 hectares last year and this has increased to 571 hectares. Of ..