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National Programme For Dairy Development (NPDD).

National Programme For Dairy Development (NPDD).: In order to further boost growth in livestock sector and thereby making animal husbandry more remunerative, Government has realigned the National Programme for Dairy Development (NPDD). The realigned National Programme for Dairy Development (NPDD) will have two components. Component ‘A’ of NPDD will be implemented with emphasis on milk […]


PRASHAD Scheme: PM Modi inaugurated various development projects in Varanasi which includesTourist Facilitation Centre under the Project “Development of Varanasi Under PRASHAD Scheme – Phase II” and operation of Cruise Boat from Assi Ghat to RajGhat under the Project “Development of River Cruise in Varanasi under PRASHAD Scheme”. The ‘National Mission on Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and […]

Amazon Forests Emitting Carbon dioxide

Amazon Forests: According to a recent study, Amazon Forests have started emitting Carbon dioxide (CO2) instead of absorbing it. Growing trees and plants have taken up about a quarter of all fossil fuel emissions since 1960, with the Amazon playing a major role as the largest tropical forest. Findings: A significant amount of deforestation (over […]

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 […]

Anti-Defection Law

Anti-Defection Law:: Lok Sabha Secretariat has issued notices to three MPs, after their parties petitioned Speaker Om Birla, seeking their disqualification under the Anti-Defection Law. They have been asked to give their comments within 15 days of receipt of letters. Anti-defection law: In 1985 the Tenth Schedule, popularly known as the anti-defection law, was added […]