National Beekeeping and Honey Mission Current Affairs, GK & News
Nation Beekeeping and Honey Mission (NBHM) is provided with Rs.500 crore outlay for three years (2020-21 to 2022-23). The mission was first announced by the Central Government as part of the Atmanirbhar Bharat scheme. It seeks to achieve ‘Sweet Revolution’ through scientific beekeeping. Various measures will be undertaken as part of this mission, like setting up Integrated Beekeeping Development Centre, honey testing labs, bee disease diagnostic labs, promoting horticulture/agriculture etc.
The Union Agricultural Minister Narendra Singh Tomar launched the Madhukranti portal and Honey Corners of NAFED to promote the Honey Mission in India. Madhukranti portal The Madhukranti portal is an initiative of National Bee Board. It is operated under the National Beekeeping and Honey Mission. The main objectives of the Madhukranti portal are as follows: ..