Horticulture Production In 2021-22

Horticulture Production In 2021-22: The total horticulture production in 2021-22 is estimated to be 341.63 million tonnes (MT), an increase of about 7.03 MT or 21% over the 2020-21 figure, according to the second advanced estimates of area and production of various horticultural crops released by the Union Agriculture Ministry. Last year, the total horticulture […]

National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2022

National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2022: The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M), is yet again the top higher educational institute in the country followed by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, and IIT Bombay, according to the Ministry of Education’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2022. Among the universities, IISc, Jawaharlal Nehru University, […]

Platform of Platforms (PoP) Under The National Agriculture Market (e-NAM)

Platform of Platforms (PoP) Under The National Agriculture Market (e-NAM): The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare launched the Platform of Platforms (PoP) under the National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) on the side-lines of the State Agriculture and Horticulture Ministers’ Conference in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Platform of Platforms (PoP): e-NAM integrates the platform of Service Providers […]

India Stack Knowledge Exchange 2022

India Stack Knowledge Exchange 2022: As a part of the Digital India week celebrations, a three day dedicated event titled ‘India Stack Knowledge Exchange’ programme was organised. India Stack refers to ambitious project of creating a unified software platform to bring India’s population into the digital age. India Stack Knowledge Exchange Programme (ISKE): The idea […]

Changes In Forest Conservation Rules (FCA) 1980

Changes In Forest Conservation Rules (FCA) 1980: The Forest Conservation Rules deal with the implementation of the Forest Conservation Act (FCA), 1980. They prescribe the procedure to be followed for forest land to be diverted for non-forestry uses such as road construction, highway development, railway lines, and mining. Aim of FCA: The broad aims of […]