Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana Current Affairs, GK & News
Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) was launched in 2015-16 with objectives to enhance physical access of water on farms; expand cultivable area under assured irrigation; improve water use efficiency in agriculture and introduce sustainable conservation practices. This scheme has subsumed three erstwhile schemes of three different ministries as follows: Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programmeof the ....Read More
Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently held a virtual summit with his Netherlands counterpart Mark Rutte. The leaders agreed to diversify the ties in trade and economy between the countries. They also agreed to expand their relations in smart cities, agriculture, science and technology, healthcare, and space. A fast-tracking mechanism is to be set up between ..
Topics: Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) • Desalination • India-Netherlands • Jal Jeevan mission • Namame Gange • PM Modi • Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana • Water conservation • water technology
On November 20, 2020, Government of India sanctioned a loan of 3,971 crores of rupees for micro irrigation projects in Tamil Nadu. This is one of the biggest loans being sanctioned for the state of Tamil Nadu. The loan has been sanctioned at subsidised interest rate under micro irrigation fund. The micro irrigation fund was ..
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 ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
Topics: COVID-19 • Doubling Farmers Income • e-NAM • Kharif Crops • Mandi • national conference on kharif crops • PM-AASHA • Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana • Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi • Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid the foundation stone for the Mandal Dam Project on the North Koel River. The Mandal Dam Project would be boon for the states of Jharkhand and Bihar. Mandal Dam Project The features of the Mandal Dam project are: The Mandal Dam project will help around one lakh eleven thousand ..
Recognising the need to cut down on carbon emissions to tackle climate change, the government of India has taken the following steps to reduce the emissions from the farm sector: Crop diversification programme under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY), National Food Security Mission (NFSM) and Bringing Green Revolution to Eastern India (BGREI). Increasing the area ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Bringing Green Revolution to Eastern India • Integrated Farming System • Krishi Vigyan Kendras • National Bamboo Mission • National Food Security Mission • Neam Coating of Urea • Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana • Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana
The Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has inked Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bihar and Jharkhand for completion of balance works of North Koel reservoir project. Moreover, supplementary Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) was signed between Ministry of Water Resources, National Water Development Agency, NABARD with both states for funding under ..