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Third Advance Estimates for Production of Major Crops 2021-22

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 314.51 million tonnes which is a record high and is higher by 3.77 million tonnes ..

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Telangana Crop Diversification Index

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 total cultivated area devoted to a single crop. If the index value is higher, it ..

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Pusa Krishi Vigyan Mela- 2022

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 the main theme of this fair. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) is organizing the three-day ..

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February 10: World Pulses Day

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 to dedicate this day to Pulses in 2019, with the objective of increasing awareness and ..

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Govt revises norms on imports of pulses

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 levels with the traders. Also, the GoI has announced that the import consignments should be ..

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