Agriculture Sector Current Affairs - 2019

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Union Cabinet approves Agriculture Export Policy, 2018

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved Agriculture Export Policy, 2018 with aim to double farmer’s income by 2022. Cabinet has also approved proposal for establishment of Monitoring Framework at Centre with Ministry of Commerce as nodal Department to oversee implementation of Agriculture Export Policy. It will also have representation from various Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & Projects

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IFFCO inks pacts with two South Korean firms for agri-equipment and finance business

Fertiliser cooperative major IFFCO (Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited) has entered into strategic partnership with two leading South Korean firms to explore business opportunities in agri-machinery and farm credit sectors. These two firms are LS Mtron Ltd, a South Korean agriculture equipment manufacturer and NH Capital co. Ltd., South Korea’s leading financial services provider. Key Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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Chief Ministers Subgroup constituted to Coordinate Policy approaches for Agriculture and MGNREGS

The Union Government has constituted Chief Ministers Subgroup to coordinate policy approaches for agriculture sector and Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS). It will submit its report within three months from its date of constitution. Composition: Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan will be its convener and CMs of Andhra Pradesh, Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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Cabinet approves Three Year Action Plan of Agricultural Education Division & ICAR Institutes

The Union Cabinet has approved continuation of Three Year Action Plan (2017-2020) of scheme for Agricultural Education Division and Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Institutes. The plan aims at strengthening and developing higher agricultural education in India. The scheme comprises of Strengthening and Development of Higher Agricultural Education in India and ICAR-National Academy of Read More…

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Government to link 200 more mandis to eNAM

Union Government is going to link additional 200 wholesale mandis to online trading platform eNAM (electronic National Agriculture Market) this fiscal (2018-19) and also encourage inter-mandi transactions. At present, 585 regulated mandis in 14 states are linked with the eNAM. So far, 73.50 lakh farmers, 53,163 commission agents and over 1 lakh traders are registered Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

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Government to launch KUSUM scheme to encourage farmers for solar farming

The Union Government has announced Rs.1.4 lakh-crore Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahaabhiyan (KUSUM) scheme for promoting solar farming i.e. decentralised solar power production of up to 28,250 MW to help farmers. The Union Budget 2018-19 has allocated Rs. 48,000 crore for the scheme for the ten-year period. Key Facts KUSUM scheme will start with Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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