Narendra Singh Tomar Current Affairs, GK & News

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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Agri Ministry launches Crop Insurance Awareness Campaign

Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Narendra Singh Tomar, has launched the Crop Insurance Awareness Campaign for Fasal Bima Yojana. It was launched during Crop Insurance Week. Highlights Fasal Bima Yojana was launched with the aim of providing security cover to each farmer. Minister also announced that, this scheme has achieved milestone of 95 thousand crore ..

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Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana: Ministry of Food Processing approves Rs 234.68 crores of projects

On November 24, 2020, the Union Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar approved food processing projects of Rs 234.68 crores. Around seven proposals received under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana were approved. The proposals were sent under the Scheme for Creation of Infrastructure for Agro Processing Cluster of PMKSY. National Food Processing Policy The policy was ..

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