Farmers Current Affairs - 2020

Online Registration of Crops ‘E-Cropping’ Begins in Andhra Pradesh

A Comprehensive exercise for mapping of crops under each of the Rythu Bharosa Kendra (RBK) in the state has begun in Andhra Pradesh from 13th July 2020. This will help in preparing the State Government from crop planning to e-marketing of the crop. The officials of the Andhra Pradesh Governments Revenue and Agricultural Department have Read More…

Record Sale of Fertilizers in First Quarter of FY 2020-21

Amid a nation-wide lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the efforts made by the Department of Fertilizers along with the Ministry of Railways, State Governments, and various other departments such as Ports, etc have helped in ensuring that the production and supply of fertilizers in the country is not affected. As a result of which, Read More…

Kisan Sabha Application developed by CSIR launched

On May 1, 2020, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-Central Road Research Institute (CSIR-CRRI) launched Kisan Sabha Application. The application was launched to connect farmers to freight transportation and supply chain. Highlights The application aims in providing timely support to farmers and help in increasing their profit. This is possible as the application minimizes Read More…

Budget 2020: 2.83 lakh Crore Rupees allocated to Agriculture and Rural Development

The Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman presented the Budget 2020-21 on February 1, 2020. The Minister has allocated Rs 2.83 lakh crore rupees for the agriculture and rural development sector. The Government aims to liberalize farm markets, remove distortions in livestock and farm markets and increase agricultural investments. It also focuses to increase purchase of farm Read More…

Yoga Science Meet, Farmers Science Congress held at Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru

The Indian Science Congress was inaugurated by PM Modi on January 3, 2020. On the sidelines of the event, the Farmers Science Congress was conducted for the first time. The event also witnessed the Yoga Science Meet. Farmers Science Congress The Farmers Science congress was conducted for the first time in 107-year history of the Read More…