Rabi Crops Current Affairs, GK & News
The Central Government has set up a working group, with the aim of rolling out an overhauled Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) from kharif season 2022. Key Points This working group has been constituted comprising of officials from Centre, top executives of public sector insurance companies and key crop-producing states. Working group will suggest ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved an increase in Minimum Support Prices (MSP) for all the mandated Rabi crops on September 8, 2021. Highlights MSP was increased for the Rabi Marketing Season (RMS) 2022-23 with the aim of realigning MSPs in favour of pulses, oilseeds, and coarse cereals. The Differential remuneration aims to encourage ..
Union Cabinet approved an increase in Minimum Support Price (MSP) of Kharif crops for 2021-22, to increase farmers’ income. Key Points Centre has increased MSP for paddy by Rs It now stands at to Rs 1,940 per quintal for 2021-22 crop. Highest absolute increase in MSP over previous year has been recommended for sesamum, followed by tur ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
The recent Western Disturbance is responsible for an increased amount of snowfall in J&K, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand and the rapid dip in Delhi’s temperature. In several other states, the Western Disturbances have tightened its grip creating foggy conditions. What are Western Disturbances? It travels from the western to the Eastern part of the world. ..
On September 21, 2020, the Government of India increased the Minimum Support Price of rabi crops. The MSP of wheat has been increased by Rs 50 per quintal. The other crops are Chana, Mustard, Safflower and Masoor. Highlights The key decision to increase MSP was taken at the meeting of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs. ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2022
On July 13, 2020, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman reviewed Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana. Highlights The Minister reviewed the journey of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana since 2016. The scheme will now on focus on leveraging technologies. The scheme is expected to migrate towards technology by 2023. A survey is to be conducted after Rabi ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020