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Govt approves hike in MSP for Copra

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for milling copra and ball copra. Key Facts The government has increased the MSP of copra by ₹375 from 2020. Thus, the Copra would cost ₹10,335 per quintal and contributes in boosting the farmers’ income. ..

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MSP for MFP

The scheme for providing minimum support price for minor forest produce is being discussed as an efficient way of supporting forest dependent people during the ongoing COVID-19 situation. About the Scheme The minimum support price (MSP) for minor forest produce (MFP) scheme was introduced in 2013. It is a social security scheme introduced for labourers ..

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Short Note : National Comission on Farmers

The National Commission on Farmers (NCF) was constituted in 2004, under the chairmanship of Professor M.S. Swaminathan to make suggestions on a medium-term strategy for food & nutrition security in the nation, enhancing the farming profitability, suggest policy reforms for improving agricultural production, increasing credit supply and providing cost competitiveness to the farmers of the ..

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Jal Hi Jeevan Scheme of Haryana

The government of Haryana has launched the scheme Jal Hi Jeevan to replace the paddy crop with that of Maize and other crops to aid in water conservation through crop diversification. The scheme aims to address the depleting water table of the state. Objectives of the Scheme To reduce the area of water-guzzling crops in ..

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Doubling the Farmers Income

Prime Minister had set a goal of doubling the farmer’s income by 2022 in 2015. This required an income growth of 10.4 per cent per annum. But the farmer’s income growth in the last three years was around 3.5 per cent. To accomplish the agenda of doubling the farmer’s income it now requires increasing the ..

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