PM-AASHA Current Affairs, GK & News

GoI increases Minimum Support Price of 14 Kharif crops

On June 1, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved hike of Minimum Support Price of 14 Kharif crops. Highlights The Minimum Support Price of Paddy has been increased by Rs 53 per quintal. The MSP of paddy has been fixed at Rs 1,868 per quintal for the year 2020-21. The rates of pulses, oil seeds and ..

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National Conference on Kharif Crops, 2020 held through video conference

On April 16, 2020 the Union Agricultural Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar chaired the National Conference on Kharif crops. The conference discussed measures to achieve doubling of farmers’ income and to achieve Kharif target. Secretaries of DAC&FW and ICAR and also officers from state governments participated in the conference. Highlights The conference fixed the target ..

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Explained: Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay SanraksHan Abhiyan

Union Cabinet recently approved new umbrella scheme “Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay SanraksHan Abhiyan” (PM-AASHA) to give major boost to pro-farmer initiatives of Government. The Scheme is aimed at ensuring remunerative prices to e farmers for their produce as announced in Union Budget for 2018. The scheme was launched in keeping with Government’s commitment and dedication ..

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