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India International Cooperatives Trade Fair held in India

The First Ever India International Cooperatives Trade Fair (IICTF) will commence from 11 October 2019 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. The three day fair is scheduled from 11-13 October 2019. It is unique initiative that provides single platform to farmers, artisans & other members of cooperatives directly to global trade arena. Key Highlights of ..

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Man Examined for Nipah in Kerala

The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is investigating a sample from a man in Kerala who is suspected to be carrying the Nipah virus. Kerala was one of the affected states by the Nipah virus last year. Nipah Virus Nipah virus infection causes a range of clinical presentations, from asymptomatic infection (subclinical) to acute ..

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Fact Sheet: Fisheries and Aquaculture Infrastructure Development Fund (FAIDF)

To double farmers’ income by 2022 the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved creation of FAIDF recently. The proposal for creation of fund was made in budget 2018-19. Salient features of the fund The main aim is to boost fish production to achieve the target of producing 15 million tonnes of fish production ..

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Meghalaya Milk Mission launched in Shillong

Meghalaya Milk Mission was launched in Shillong. It is Rs. 215 crores project sanctioned by Union Ministry of Agriculture and Family Welfare through National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC). The amount will be utilised for various training under dairy farm, chilling centre and purchase of milch animal. Meghalaya Milk Mission Milk Mission has been conceptualised to ..

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CSIR-IGIB and NCDC Researchers develop DNA sensor for quick pathogen detection

Researchers form CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB) and National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) have developed an ultrasensitive DNA chip based sensor for quick pathogen detection. The senor can detect S. pyogenes, a bacterium which causes a wide range of diseases in about 30 minutes. The conventional method takes 18-24 hours identification of ..

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