Farmers Welfare Current Affairs - 2020

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana: 4th National Conference held in Udaipur

On February 17, 2020, the fourth National Conference of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima yojana was held in Udaipur, Rajasthan. The Conference was organized by Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. Highlights The Conference was attended by more than 140 members. It included members from NABARD (National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development), RBI (Reserve Bank Read More…

PM Modi to release third instalment of Kisan Samman Nidhi

PM Modi is to release the fourth instalment of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Yojana in Tumakuru, Karnataka. The Prime Minister will also confer “Krishi Karmanya” award to three fishermen and 28 progressive farmers from various states. Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Yojana The scheme was first introduced in Telangana as “Rythu Bandhu” scheme. Under the scheme, a Read More…

PM Modi holds Council of Ministers meet

On December 21, 2019, PM Modi chaired a meeting of his council of ministers. The works of the ministers in the past 6 months were reviewed by the PM at the meet. Highlights The progress card of ministers and their works were evaluated by the PM. The ministers also presented their plans for the next Read More…

Food Processing Scheme: 271 crores cleared by IMAC

The Inter-Ministerial Approval Committee chaired by Minister of Food Processing Shri Harsimrat Kaur has sanctioned Rs 271 crores for the CEFPPC scheme (Creation/Expansion of Food Processing and Preservation Capacities) scheme. Highlights The focus was given to projects that emphasized on linking agriculture and marketing food processing technologies. During allocation, startups were given priorities according to Read More…

All about PM Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana

Union Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare has rolled out registration for the PM Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana to provide old age pension cover to farmers. It is new Central Sector Scheme envisioned with an aim to improve life of small and marginal farmers of the country. It is first of its kind pension coverage Read More…