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Government launches Livestock Disease Forewarning–Mobile Application

The Union Ministry of Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has launched Livestock Disease Forewarning –Mobile Application (LDF-Mobile App). It was launched by Union Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh in New Delhi. During the launch, the Minister also informed that dreaded Rinderpest disease has been eradicated from India Key Facts LDF-Mobile App ..

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22nd Small Farmers’ Agri-Business Consortium held in New Delhi

The 22nd meeting of Board of Mangement (BOM) of Small Farmers’ Agri-Business Consortium (SFAC) was held in New Delhi. It was chaired by Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh. Various activities of SFAC were reviewed during meeting. Small Farmers Agribusiness Consortium SFAC is an autonomous society promoted by Union Ministry of Agriculture, ..

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Agriculture Ministry, ISRO to team up to Geo-Tag Agricultural Assets

The Union Agriculture Ministry has joined hands with the National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), a wing of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for geo-tagging agricultural assets.  In this regard, Agriculture Ministry under the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna (RKVY) and NRSC have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).  Key Facts The move will help bring transparency ..

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Gokul Grams to be set up for developing indigenous cattle breeds

The Ministry of Agriculture has a proposal to set up Integrated Indigenous Cattle Centres or Gokul Grams in the breeding tracts of indigenous breeds. Key features of Gokul Grams: These centres will be established in the native breeding tracts and near metropolitan cities for housing the urban cattle. Centres for development of Indigenous Breeds and ..

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Agriculture Ministry Issues Detailed Guidelines for NMOOP

Agriculture Ministry issued detailed guidelines and strategy to be adopted for implementation of the National Mission on Oilseeds and Oil Palm (NMOOP). The Centre and States will bear costs in the ratio of 75:25. Objective: To enhance production of traditional oilseed and tree-borne oilseed and also significant area is sought to be brought under oil ..

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