2014-15 Krishi Karman Awards Has Been Presented by PM Narendra Modi [ Current Affairs ]
At a ceremony held at New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi had conferred 2014 - 15 Krishi Karman Awards to various states. The awards were presented in two different categories like: Total foodgrain production and Individual Crops.
Winner of Krishi Karman Awards 2014 - 15:
Total foodgrain production:
- Total winning 5 states were awarded in different categories.
- And the award carries a trophy, a citation and a monetary prize of 5 crore rupees.
These states are
Madhya Pradesh: For production greater than 10 million tonnes in Category I States.
Himachal Pradesh and Odisha: For production between 1 and 10 million tonnes in Category II States.
Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya: For production less than 1 million tonnes in Category III States.
Individual Crops: Total 5 winning states were awarded a trophy, a citation and a monetary award of 2 crore rupees.
These states are
- Haryana, Assam: Rice.
- Rajasthan: Wheat.
- Chhattisgarh: Pulses.
- West Bengal: Oil Seeds.
About Krishi Karman awards
Krishi Karman awards are confirmed to Best performer States for rising country’s food grain production.
It was founded in 2010 - 11 for recognizing the meritorious efforts of the states in foodgrains production.
- Three awards for total food grain production
Four awards for production of crops that constitute the food grain like:
- Coarse cereals
The main aim of these awards is to inspire and encourage states to enhance production and production of wheat, rice, pulses and coarse cereals and oilseeds.
- Published on: March 22, 2016