Chhattisgarh Current Affairs - 2019
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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 Rejuvenation).
It is established to focus on innovations, skill building and entrepreneurs development in agriculture and allied sectors.
It will also act as catalyst for developing an ecosystem conducive for growth of agripreneurship (i.e. entrepreneurship in agriculture) in state and foster a start-up culture.
About National Agriculture Development Scheme- RAFTAAR
Background: In November 2017 Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved continuation of Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (or National Agriculture Development Scheme) as Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana- Remunerative Approaches for Agriculture and Allied sector Rejuvenation (RKVY-RAFTAAR) for a period of 3 years i.e. 2017-18 to 2019-20
Objective: To make farming a remunerative economic activity by strengthening farmer’s effort, risk mitigation and promoting agribusiness entrepreneurship.
Mandate: Under the scheme, guidance, technology and infrastructure will be provided to youth and entrepreneurs for start-ups in different areas of agriculture.
Continuation of RKVY-RAFTAAR will therefore keep momentum of agriculture and allied sector growth.
Justice PR Ramachandra Menon was sworn in as Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court. He now becomes 13th Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh HC. His oath of office and secrecy was administered by state Governor Anandiben Patel at Raj Bhawan, Raipur.
- The Chhattisgarh High Court is located at Bodri District in Bilaspur, Chattisgarh.
- The Chhattisgarh Chief Justice office had fallen vacant after resignation of Chief Justice Ajay Kumar Tripathi after his appointment as judicial member of Lokpal.
- Supreme Court three judge collegium headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi and other two Justice S A Bobde and Justice N V Ramana recommended appointment of Justice Menon.
- Justice Menon has earlier served as Additional Judge of Kerala High Court from January 2009 and was later appointed as permanent Judge of Kerala High Court on December 2010.
High Courts in India
The Article 214 of constitution of India mandates each state of India shall have a High Court. The Chief Justice of High Court is appointed as per Article 217 of constitution by President with consultation of CJI and Governor of respective State. The HC Judges are appointed by President in consultation with Chief Justice of India, and also Chief justice of concerned court.