In 2023, the winter rains were above normal only in the Himalayan regions. The rest of the Indian states, the major wheat-producing states received no winter rains at all! Winter rains occurring due to western disturbances caused over the Mediterranean ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare recently released the second estimate of the production of major crops. In accordance with the released date, the total food grain production in the country in 2022-23 was 3235.54 lakh tonnes. Production was ..
On 14th May 2022, India banned wheat exports with some exceptions. This announcement came days after the central government had announced that this year record shipments of wheat are being targeted. this year. Why was this decision taken? This decision ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2022
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2024
On April 20, 2020, the Government of India released 17,793 crores of rupees to 8.89 crores of farmers under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme. Highlights The Government has credited the amount in order to help farmers during the lock ..
Every year, wheat procurement begins by April first week and mustard procurement by last week of March. However, this year, due to lock down and COVID-19 crisis, the procurement process has been delayed by 15 days. Highlights The Food Corporation ..
The scientists of Agharkar Research Institute (Pune), operating under Department of Science and Technology (DST) have developed biofortified high quality wheat. The new variety is MACS 4028 Highlights The new wheat variety has 14.7% better nutritional quality, 40.3 ppm of ..