India in Top 10 List of the Countries Exporting Agricultural produce

Agri product:: India has entered the top 10 list of the countries exporting agricultural produce in the year 2019 with a sizable share in the export of rice, cotton, soya beans and meat. As per a report by World Trade Organization (WTO) on the trends in world agricultural trade in the past 25 years, India […]

National Farmers Welfare Program Implementation Committee

National Farmers Welfare Program Implementation Committee.: Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister inaugurated the office of National Farmers Welfare Program Implementation Committee. The National Farmers Welfare Program Implementation Committee would act as a project monitoring unit for the implementation of PM-Kisan Yojana, Kisan Maandhan Yojana, Agriculture Infrastructure Fund and other schemes of the Department of […]

Bihar’s Kishanganj Gets Digital Fertility Map

Bihar’s Kishanganj Gets Digital Fertility Map: The digital fertility map has been prepared by the scientists of Bihar Agriculture University (BAU). Benefits for farmers: They can now easily decide which crops they should grow in particular areas for better gains. They can introduce new crops, go for crop diversifications. They can also decide about the […]

Kisan Sarathi Platform : ICAR

Kisan Sarathi: The Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) celebrated its 93rd foundation day and on the occasion, the Kisan Sarthi platform was launched. It was jointly launched by the Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare and the Union Minister of Electronics & Information Technology. It is a digital platform to facilitate farmers to […]

Special Livestock Sector Package

Special Livestock Sector Package: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved implementation of a special livestock sector package (Rs. 9,800 crore). The aim is to boost growth in the livestock sector and thereby make animal husbandry more remunerative to farmers engaged in Animal Husbandry Sector. It includes the share of investments by State […]

Special Livestock Sector Package : CCEA

Special Livestock Sector Package: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved implementation of a special livestock sector package. About the Package: Aim: To boost growth in the livestock sector and thereby making animal husbandry more remunerative to 10 crore farmers engaged in Animal Husbandry Sector. The Central government will spend Rs. 9,800 crore […]

Agriculture Infrastructure Fund

Agriculture Infrastructure Fund: The Union Cabinet gave its approval to the various modifications in Central Sector Scheme of Financing Facility under ‘Agriculture Infrastructure Fund’. Eligibility has now been extended to State Agencies/APMCs, National & State Federations of Cooperatives, Federations of Farmers Producers Organizations (FPOs) and Federations of Self Help Groups (SHGs). For APMCs, interest subvention […]

Matsya Setu

Matsya Setu: The Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying has launched the Online Course Mobile App “Matsya Setu” for fish farmers. The app was developed by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (ICAR-CIFA) and National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB). It aims to disseminate the latest freshwater aquaculture technologies to the […]

Harit Dhara : Anti-Methanogenic Feed Supplement

Anti-Methanogenic Feed Supplement: Harit Dhara: Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has developed an anti-methanogenic feed supplement ‘Harit Dhara’ (HD), which can cut down cattle methane emissions by 17-20% and can also result in higher milk production. HD decreases the population of protozoa microbes in the rumen, responsible for hydrogen production and making it available […]