What is the Green revolution? Analyse the impact of green revolution

The Green Revolution, or the Third Agricultural Revolution, was a period of technology transfer initiatives that saw greatly increased crop yields. These changes in agriculture began in developed countries in the early 20th Century and spread globally till the late 1980s. The Green Revolution greatly increased food production through its reforms and went a long way … Read more

Agriculture Current Affairs 2023: What is Millets Giveaway?

The Small Farmers’ Agri-Business Consortium, a society promoted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare of the Indian government, has launched a special marketing campaign called Millets Giveaway. The campaign is aimed at promoting direct purchases from small and marginal farmer producer organizations (FPOs) to support their livelihoods. Read more: [Class 6-12] Subject Wise NCERT … Read more

Agriculture Current Affairs 2023: What are Rythu Bharosa Kendras?

An Ethiopian delegation led by the Agricultural Minister Dr Meles Mekonen Yimer visited Rythu Bharosa Kendras (RBKs) to understand their gain their operational know-how. Read more: [Class 6-12] Subject Wise NCERT MCQs Pdf Download | UPSC Civil Services Exam 2023 Key facts Read more: [Class 6-12] Subject Wise NCERT Notes Pdf Download | UPSC Civil Services Exam … Read more

Agriculture Current Affairs 2023: IFC’s Global Food Security Platform

International Finance Corporation (IFC) has launched Global Food Security Platform to strengthen the private sector’s ability to respond to food crisis and boost food production. Read more: [Class 6-12] Subject Wise NCERT MCQs Pdf Download | UPSC Civil Services Exam 2023 Key facts: Read more: [Class 6-12] Subject Wise NCERT Notes Pdf Download | UPSC Civil Services … Read more

Agriculture Current Affairs 2023: Pusa Krishi Vigyan Mela

The Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, inaugurated the Pusa Krishi Vigyan Mela. The event is being organized by the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) in New Delhi. This year, the event is being organized under the theme of “Nutrition, Food and Environmental Protection with Shree Anna”. Key Highlights of … Read more

Land Reforms and Agriculture Current Affairs for Prelims 2022 | Current Affairs For Civil Services | General Studies Paper

Land Reforms and Agriculture Current Affairs for Prelims 2022 | Current Affairs For Civil Services | General Studies Paper: Welcome to the MYUPSC’S Civil Services Hub. Preparing for the prestigious UPSC and State Civil Services examination is a demanding yet deeply enriching experience. It is an examination that aims to choose the best talent for … Read more

Agriculture

Role of Agriculture in Indian Economy Major crops and cropping patterns in various parts of the country Irrigation and Irrigation Systems Agricultural Marketing and Issues e-Technology in the aid of farmers Farm Subsidies and MSP Public Distribution System Buffer Stocks and Food Security Economics of Animal-Rearing Food processing and related industries in India Land Reforms … Read more

The growth story of organic farming in India

The growth story of organic farming is unfolding with increasing demand not only in India but also globally. In a world battered by the Coronavirus pandemic, the demand is already showing an upward trend and hence this is an opportune moment to be captured for a win-win situation for our farmers, consumers and the environment. … Read more

A Competitive Book of Agriculture for UPSC PSC and Other Exams

A Competitive Book of Agriculture for UPSC PSC and Other Exams and Interviews of all Agriculture Services. By Nem Raj Sunda CONTENTS :- 1. Evolution and History 2. General Agriculture 3. Agronomy 4. Soil Science 5. Horticulture 6. Entomology 7. Plant Pathology 8. Nematology 9. Plant Breeding and Genetics 10. Plant Physiology 11. Extension 12. … Read more

Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Vegetables & Fruits

Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Vegetables & Fruits Why in NEWS ? The Kerala government on 21st October 2020, decided to fix a minimum support price (MSP) for vegetables and fruits as part of its decision to support farmers and boost the agricultural sector. Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE to watch … Read more

India to become free of Trans Fat by 2022

On October 16, 2020, the Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan announced that India has set a target of becoming trans-fat free by 2022. This target is year ahead of the target of World Health Organization. The announcement was made when the Minister presided over an event organized by the food safety and Standards Authority … Read more

Punjab passes resolution against farm ordinances

On August 28, 2020, the Punjab Government passed a resolution against the farm ordinances of the central government. Ordinances In June 2020, the Union Government of India had issued three ordinances as follows Farmers’ Produce Ordinance, 2020 Farmers Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Ordinance, 2020 Essential Commodities Ordinance, 2020 Farmer Produce Ordinance, 2020 … Read more

Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana

Ministry of Agriculture funding start-ups under the innovation and agripreneurship component of Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana in 2020-21. Background: A component, Innovation and Agri-entrepreneurship Development programme has been launched under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana in order to promote innovation and agripreneurship by providing financial support and nurturing the incubation ecosystem. These start-ups are in various categories such as agro-processing, … Read more

Kisan Rail

Part of: GS Prelims and Mains III – Farmers/Agriculture; Infrastructure  About:  Indian Railways said it will begin running Kisan Rail.  The first such train will run weekly between Devlali (Maharashtra) to Danapur (Bihar).  About Kisan Rail   It was announced in the Union Budget 2020-­21   This train will help in bringing perishable agricultural produce like vegetables and fruits to the … Read more