Narendra Singh Tomar Current Affairs, GK & News

National Conference on Agriculture- Kharif Campaign – 2022

The National Conference on Agriculture for Kharif Campaign 2022-23 has been inaugurated by Union Agriculture Minister, Narendra Singh Tomar at the NASC Complex, New Delhi. As per the 2nd Advance Estimates (2021-22), the country’s total production of foodgrains is estimated at 3160 lakh tonnes which is an all-time record. Overview: The production of oilseeds and ..

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‘Indian Agriculture Towards 2030’ Book

A book titled “Indian Agriculture towards 2030: Pathways for Enhancing Farmers’ Income, Nutritional Security and Sustainable Food and Farm Systems,” was released by Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare at an event that was organized by NITI Aayog and the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Overview: Springer has published ..

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Rajya Sabha passes Coconut Development Board (Amendment) Bill

Rajya Sabha passed the Coconut Development Board (Amendment) Bill 2021 on July 30, 2021. The bill aims to make the Chairman of the Coconut Development Board a non-executive director. Key Points Board members increased from 4 to 6 as after the revision. The states of Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh will be able to nominate their ..

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Govt plans to set up National Farmers Database

The Government of India has announced plans to set up a National Farmers Database. This database will consist of the country’s digitized land records and will aid in online single sign-on facilities for universal access and will also provide services to the farmers like weather advisories, direct benefit transfer, information on neighbouring logistic facilities and ..

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India – EU Cooperation in Agriculture sector

Virtual meeting between Union Minister for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar and Member of European Commission-Agriculture, Janusz Wojciechowski, was held on 7th July, 2021. Key Points During the meeting, strong momentum of India-EU relations was acknowledged. They discussed EU Common Agriculture Policy (CAP). recent India market reforms, UN Food System Summit, EU Farm ..

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