‘Renewables Integration in India 2021’

A report on “Renewables Integration in India 2021” was jointly launched by Dr. Rakesh Sarwal, Additional Secretary, NITI Aayog & Mr. Keisuke Sadamori, Director of Energy Markets and Security, IEA on 22nd July, 2021. The report is based on the outcome of three states workshops held with the Governments of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Gujarat to understand theContinue reading “‘Renewables Integration in India 2021’”

Upgradation of Agriculture Technology

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is continuously working to upgrade technology and provide quality seeds to farmers. During this process the advancements made in the agricultural sciences both within India and outside are considered for their replication under the suitable farming situations. ICAR focuses on development/ adoption of new technologies such as- high yieldingContinue reading “Upgradation of Agriculture Technology”

Improving Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs)

Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Posted Date:- Jul 20, 2021 The following steps have been taken by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research to make Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) more effective in the interest of farmers: Technical staff of the KVKs are regularly trained on latest agricultural technologies for upgrading their knowledge and skill.Continue reading “Improving Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs)”

One District One Focus Product Scheme

The One District One Focus Product (ODOFP) programme cover products of agriculture and allied sectors for 728 districts of the country. The Government has decided to converge resources from ongoing centrally sponsored schemes such as Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH), National Food Security Mission (NFSM), Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY), Paramparagat Krishi VikasContinue reading “One District One Focus Product Scheme”

National Project on Organic Farming

Under Capital investment Subsidy Scheme (CISS) of National Project on Organic Farming (NPOF), 100% assistance is provided to State Government / Government agencies for setting up of mechanized fruit/vegetable market Agro waste compost production unit  up to a maximum limit of Rs.190.00 lakh /unit (for 3000 Total Per Annum (TPA) capacity).  Similarly, for individuals/ privateContinue reading “National Project on Organic Farming”

Progress in Doubling Farmer Income

The strategy adopted by the Government for increasing the income is (i) higher volume of output through higher productivity (ii) lower cost of production and (iii) higher real remunerative returns on the farmers’ produce. In case of production the farmers have been registering higher productivity across all segments of Agriculture. There has been record growthContinue reading “Progress in Doubling Farmer Income”

Boosting Production of Pulses

The seed minikits of pulses are distributed to the farmers of major pulse growing States under the National Food Security Mission (NFSM). The district wise allocation and distribution of seed minikits is managed by the respective State Governments. The Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) is implemented by the States under the National Food Security Mission (NFSM).Continue reading “Boosting Production of Pulses”

Sustainble Agriculture

The Government has adopted several developmental programmes, schemes, reforms and policies that focus on higher incomes for the farmers and to promote Sustainable Agriculture and Farmers Prosperity. All these policies & programmes are being supported by higher budgetary allocations, non-budgetary financial resources by way of creating Corpus Funds like Micro Irrigation Fund and Agri-marketing schemeContinue reading “Sustainble Agriculture”

The features of the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)

Ministry of Rural Development Press Release 20 July 2021. Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) was launched as a one-time special intervention to provide rural connectivity, by way of a single all- weather road, to the eligible unconnected habitations of designated population size (500+ in plain areas and 250+ in North-Eastern States, Himalayan States andContinue reading “The features of the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)”

Government has taken several steps to promote India as a Medical and Health Tourism Destination

Ministry of Tourism Government has taken several steps to promote India as a Medical and Health Tourism Destination: Shri G Kishan Reddy Posted Date:- Jul 20, 2021 Key Highlights: National Medical & Wellness Tourism Board constituted to promote Medical/Wellness Tourism, AYUSH A draft National Strategy and Roadmap for Medical and Wellness Tourism formulated ‘E- MedicalContinue reading “Government has taken several steps to promote India as a Medical and Health Tourism Destination”