Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana Current Affairs, GK & News

India topped the list of number of organic farmers and at ninth place in area under organic farming

India topped the list of the number of organic farmers and in terms of the total area under organic farming, it ranked 9th. North Eastern state Sikkim set a record by becoming the first fully organic state in the world and other states like Tripura and Uttarakhand have set similar targets. What are the key ..

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Govt. to spend ₹ 11.85 crore for funding 112 agri start-ups this year

The Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has announced that the government will fund 112 start-ups in the country in order to promote agricultural firms, with an amount of Rs 11.85 crores. Highlights The funds will be given to the start-ups selected by different knowledge partners and agribusiness incubators in the area of agro-processing, food technology ..

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High-Tech Poly Houses Constructed in J & K to boost Vegetable Cultivation

The Jammu and Kashmir Government has constructed new high-tech poly-houses in Srinagar in order to boost the cultivation of vegetables in the UT. These high-tech houses have been constructed under the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana Program sponsored by the central government and they have latest features such as humidity control, a fogger system, temperature controller ..

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India-Germany sign MoU on Zero Budget Natural Farming

On January 9, 2020, the Andhra Pradesh Government signed Memorandum of Understanding with a German firm to implement Zero Budget Natural Farming in the state. Highlights The state Government will take a loan of Rs 1015 crores to spend towards climate resilient Zero Budget Natural Farming. The project aims to cover 2.39 lakh farmers in ..

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Agri-Business Incubation Centre set up in Chhattisgarh

Union Agriculture Ministry has set up an Agri Business Incubation Centre in Chhattisgarh. The centre has been set up by Agriculture Ministry in Indira Gandhi Agriculture University of Raipur, Chhattisgarh. About Agri Business Incubation Centre Agri Business Incubation Centre is set up under National Agriculture Development Scheme- RAFTAAR (Remunerative Approaches for Agriculture and Allied sector ..

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