The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has released the third advance estimate of the production of major agricultural crops for 2021-22. What do the advance estimates say? The food grains production in the country has been estimated at ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2022
The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare announced the Second Advance Estimates of Major Crop Production for 2021-22. Foodgrain production is expected to reach a new high of 316.06 million tonnes. Overview: Foodgrains – 316.06 million tonnes. (record) Wheat –111.32 ..
Kharif Crops are grown in hot and humid rain fed areas. During the first 18 days of the month of June, the country has received surplus rainfall of about 26mm. As compared to last year, rainfall was 82.4 mm in ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
The Government of India has procured oil seeds and pulses from farmers directly at Minimum Support Prices. Currently, the Price Support Scheme for the Rabi season has been launched in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Maharashtra. ..
On February 19, 2020, the Agricultural Minister Narendra Singh Tomar announced that Government of India is to launch “TILHAN MISSION” to boost the oil seed production. The announcement was made at an occasion of Soil Health Card Day. Soil Health ..
The experts have warned that the Marathwada region of Maharashtra is heading towards desertification due to the policy-induced failures. The Groundwater Surveys show that the water table had dropped alarmingly in 70 of the 76 talukas and more than 25 ..