PM Narendra Modi presents 2014-15 Krishi Karman Awards

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had conferred 2014-15 Krishi Karman Awards to various states in a ceremony held at New Delhi.

The awards were presented in two different categories viz. Total foodgrain production and Individual Crops.

Winner of Krishi Karman Awards 2014-15

Total foodgrain production: Total 5 winning states were awarded in different categories. Each state was awarded a trophy, a citation and a monetary prize of 5 crore rupees. These states are

  • Madhya Pradesh: For production greater than 10 million tonnes in Category I States.
  • Himachal Pradesh and Odisha: For production between 1 and 10 million tonnes in Category II States.
  • Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya: For production less than 1 million tonnes in Category III States.

Individual Crops: Total 5 winning states were awarded a trophy, a citation and a monetary award of 2 crore rupees. These states are

  • Haryana, Assam: Rice.
  • Rajasthan: Wheat.
  • Chhattisgarh: Pulses.
  • West Bengal: Oil Seeds.

About Krishi Karman awards

  • Krishi Karman awards are given to Best performer States for raising country’s food grain production.
  • These awards were instituted in 2010-11 for recognising the meritorious efforts of the states in foodgrains production.
  • It comprises of three awards for total food grain production and four awards for production of crops that constitute the food grain viz. rice, wheat, coarse cereals and pulses.
  • The main objective of these awards is to motivate and encourage states to enhance production and productivity of wheat, rice, pulses and coarse cereals and oilseeds.

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  • ABHISHEK KUMAR
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    jai kisan. we depend on them for food supply. all glories to them.