Agriculture

IASGateAdmin | 11, Oct 2019

PRADHAN MANTRI KISAN SAMMAN…

Why in News? Recently Cabinet has approved for the relaxation of Aadhaar seeding for the beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Kisan…

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IASGateAdmin | 07, Oct 2019

WORLD COTTON DAY

Why in News? The Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, is participating in the World Cotton Day event being observed…

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IASGateAdmin | 01, Oct 2019

BAN ON EXPORT OF…

Why in News? Union ministry of commerce and industry amended export policy of onion from free to prohibited, which amounts…

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IASGateAdmin | 23, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 23-09-2019

1.Tobacco Board of India Why in News? The Executive Director of the Tobacco Board of India cancelled her appearance at…

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IASGateAdmin | 14, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 14-09-2019

1.Counter Magnet Areas Context: The National Capital Region Planning Board has approved the proposal of Government of Punjab to consider…

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IASGateAdmin | 14, Sep 2019

GOVT IMPOSES MINIMUM EXPORT…

Why in News? The government has imposed a minimum onion export price of 850 US dollars per tonne to curb…

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IASGateAdmin | 12, Sep 2019

MARKET INTERVENTION PRICE SCHEME

Why in News? Kashmir’s famed apple is battling to get exported outside the State this year as militants are campaigning…

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IASGateAdmin | 11, Sep 2019

THE NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVE…

Context: NAFED has been tasked with purchasing all the apples that growers bring to sell at mandis in the Kashmir…

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IASGateAdmin | 09, Sep 2019

FIRST MEGA FOOD PARK…

Why in News? Union Minister of Food Processing Industries today inaugurated the first Mega Food Park in Telangana promoted by…

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IASGateAdmin | 07, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 07-09-2019

1.SLINEX 2019 Context: The annual Joint India, Sri Lanka maritime fleet exercise - SLINEX 2019 is scheduled to be held…

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IASGateAdmin | 05, Sep 2019

IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE…

Why in News? A new study has found that climate change has benefited bananas over the last several decades but…

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IASGateAdmin | 04, Sep 2019

GENOME SEQUENCING OF BACTERIA…

Why in News? Scientists in Kerala have completed the whole genome sequencing of a Rare Bacterium capable of producing antifungal…

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IASGateAdmin | 26, Aug 2019

PRICE STABILISATION FUND (PSF)

Why in News? Onions for retailing by Safal is being made available at present from the government stock built under…

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IASGateAdmin | 26, Aug 2019

Prelim Snippets 26-08-2019

Bavar-373 Context: Iran has officially unveiled Bavar-373 air defense system About: It is Iran’s new home-grown air defence system. It…

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IASGateAdmin | 23, Aug 2019

Prelim Snippets 23-08-2019

OP-BLUE FREEDOM Context: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and former India football captain Baichung Bhutia flagged off the Delhi leg of…

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IASGateAdmin | 23, Aug 2019

CAPACITY BUILDING OF SUSTAINABLE…

Why in News? A National Conference on Capacity Building of Sustainable Food Value Chains for Enhanced Food Safety and Quality…

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IASGateAdmin | 21, Aug 2019

HOW FORESTS CAN HELP…

Background The Government of India is working out a plan to double farmers’ income by 2022. The government plans to…

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IASGateAdmin | 19, Aug 2019

INDIAN LIVESTOCK

Context: India's Livestock Export Potential Can't Be Realised Till We Eradicate Foot-and-Mouth Disease Stats- In India, livestock contributes over 4%…

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IASGateAdmin | 12, Aug 2019

MUKHYA MANTRI KRISHI ASHIRWAD…

Why in News? The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for introducing structural reforms in the…

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IASGateAdmin | 11, Aug 2019

PRADHAN MANTRI KISAN MAAN-DHAN…

Context: The PM-KMY was launched by Agriculture Minister which entitles eligible farmers for monthly pension of ₹3,000 per month on…

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IASGateAdmin | 04, Aug 2019

PASHMINA PRODUCTS RECEIVE BIS…

Why in News? Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has published an Indian Standard for identification, marking and labelling of Pashmina…

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IASGateAdmin | 03, Aug 2019

Prelim Snippets 03-08-2019

INSTITUTE OF EMINENCE Context: University Grants Commission (UGC) recommends 20 institutions for Institutes of Eminence The IITs Madras and Kharagpur,…

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IASGateAdmin | 01, Aug 2019

SULPHUR BASED FERTILIZER

Context: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), gave its nod for raising the subsidized prices of sulphur-based fertilizers. Purpose:…

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IASGateAdmin | 28, Jul 2019

ZERO BUDGET NATURAL FARMING

Why in News: Finance Minister in her budget speech referred to “back to basics “approach while speaking about Zero Budget…

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IASGateAdmin | 04, Jul 2019

Minimum Support Price

Context: Recently cabinet has announced MSP for 14 Kharif crops What is MSP?  Minimum Support Price (MSP) is a form…

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