Rabi Season Current Affairs, GK & News
On May 14, 2020, the Agriculture Ministry released Rs 18,517 crores under PM-KISAN scheme. This will help benefit 9.25 crores of families. Highlights The Government of India has so far released Rs 18,517 crores under PM-KISAN scheme since the lock down. The funds were released as a part of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana. ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
The Ministry of Agriculture on December 31, 2019, announced that the sowing area of rabi crops have increased by 36 lakh hectares. This is mainly due to improvement in soil moisture in Rabi growing states. Highlights The total area under Rabi crops was 536 hectares last year and this has increased to 571 hectares. Of ..
The Union Government has allowed National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) to disburse Rs 21,000 crore to help cash-starved farmers to sow Rabi crops. The money will be disbursed by NABARD to District Central Cooperative Banks (DCCBs) which will enable them to pass on grant funds to the primary agriculture cooperatives. The farm ..