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
Telangana is the first state in the country to record its crop diversification patterns in the form of an index. About the crop diversification index The crop diversification index has a base value of one, which represents the percentage of ..
Category: States Current Affairs
Pusa Krishi Vigyan Mela 2022 is being organized from 9th to 11th March 2022 at the Pusa Institute’s Mela Ground. Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, inaugurated this event. Overview: “Self-reliant farmer through technical knowledge” is ..
World Pulses Day was observed on February 10, to recognise Pulses as a global food. Key Facts On World Pulses Day, people make efforts in raising awareness on importance of Pulses in sustainable food production. UN General Assembly had decided ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
The Government of India recently allowed free import of tur, moong and urad dal. All the three pulses have been put under non-restricted list. This is because their retail prices increased in the last few weeks due to low stock ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
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