Operation Green Current Affairs, GK & News

Operation Green

Operation Green was announced on the lines of Operation Flood with an allocation of Rs 500 crore in Union budget 2018-19. This operation is essentially a price fixation scheme that aims to ensure farmers are given the right price for their produce. It aims to enhance the production of tomato, onion and potatoes. It also aims to ..

Operation Greens Scheme: 50% Air Subsidy to North Eastern and Himalayan States

On November 11, 2020, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries announced that a 50% transport subsidy is being provided to 41 notified fruits and vegetables from the Himalayan and the North Eastern states. Key Highlights Earlier, these notified fruits and vegetables were provided with rail subsidies under the Kisan Rail Scheme. This is being done ..

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Fruits & vegetables in J&K covered under ‘Operation Green’s TOP to TOTAL’ scheme

Centre has brought majority of fruits and vegetables grown in Jammu under a fresh initiative of Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. All the fruits and vegetables in J&K will be covered under the ‘Operation Green’s TOP to TOTAL’ scheme. Key facts This step is aimed at supporting farmers of Fruits and Vegetables. It will prevent distress sales and ..

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Market Intelligence and Early Warning Systems to monitor prices of Onion, Tomato and Potato

On February 26, 2020, the Minister of Food Processing Industry launched Market Intelligence and Early Warning System (MIEWS) Web Portal in New Delhi. The MIEWS is first of its kind. Highlights The main function of MIEWS is to monitor prices of onion, tomato and potato (TOP crops). It will also generate alerts under the terms ..

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Government approves operationalisation strategy for Operation Greens

Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) approved operationalisation strategy for Operation Greens. Operation Greens was announced by Union Government in Budget 2018-19 to stabilise supply of Tomato, Onion and Potato (TOP) crops. It is aimed at ensuring availability of TOP crops throughout the country round the year without price volatility. Strategy comprises series of ..

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Schemes announced in Union Budget 2018-19

Union Finance minister Arun Jaitley presented Union Budget 2018 in Parliament. It is last full budget of Narendra Modi Government before 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Several new schemes were announced. Some of them are National Health Protection Scheme National Health Protection Scheme (Ayushman Bharat Scheme) will cover 10 crore poor and vulnerable families. Under it, ..

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