Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Current Affairs, GK & News

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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Second Advance Estimates of Production of Major Crops

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare announced the Second Advance Estimates of Major Crop Production for 2021-22. Foodgrain production is expected to reach a new high of 316.06 million tonnes. Overview: Foodgrains – 316.06 million tonnes. (record) Wheat –111.32 million tonnes. (record) Rice –127.93 million tonnes. (record) Maize –32.42 million tonnes. (record) Coarse Cereals/Nutri ..

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Indigenously Developed ULV Sprayer successfully completed Trials for Locust Control

With the rise in limitations for importing equipment, the Mechanization and Technology Division of the Department of Agricultural Co-operation & Farmers Welfare (DAC&FW) led the initiative for developing indigenous vehicle mounted ULV (Ultra Low Volume) Sprayer for Locust Control. The indigenously developed prototype had completed the trials successfully. Trials were conducted at Ajmer and Bikaner ..

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Govt. launches ‘CHC-Farm Machinery’ mobile app for farmers

Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar launched ‘CHC Farm Machinery’ mobile App in New Delhi. The Multi-lingual Mobile App CHC Farm Machinery is for farmers to hire tractors and other farm machineries. About ‘CHC Farm Machinery’ App The mobile application connects farmers with Custom Hiring Service Centres in their nearby vicinity. ..

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Coffee Table Book launched to commemorate 50 years of partnership with UNWFP

‘The Coffee Table Book – 50 years of Partnership for Change’ was launched by Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar along with Dr. Hameed Nuru, Representative and Country Director, United Nation World Food Programme (UNWFP) in India, to commemorate five decades (50 years) of partnership between Union Ministry and agency ..

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