Agriculture, Agro Industry, & Allied Activities: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2022 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

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May 4, 2022

🌟 Agriculture Sector and Rural Development, Climate Smart Agriculture (January) 

Agriculture Sector and Rural Development

  • As per the latest census data, 68.8 % of the country՚s total population and 72.4 % of the workforce reside in rural areas.
  • More than 50 % population of the country is directly dependent on agriculture and allied sectors for the livelihood.
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Agriculture, Agro Industry & Allied ActivitiesBased on Kurukshetra

🌟 Transforming Lives of Rural Youth, Smart Farming and Sustainable Agriculture (January) 

Transforming Lives of Rural Youth

DDU-GKY

  • Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana.
  • Launched on the 25th September 2014.
  • A nationwide placement linked skill training program which aims at building the placement-linked skills of the poor rural youth.
  • Financially supported by the M…

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Agriculture, Agro Industry & Allied ActivitiesBased on Kurukshetra

🌟 Digital Transformation in Agriculture, Renewable Energy (January) 

Smart farming is agricultural practices empowered by digital technologies also known as digital agriculture and precision agriculture. Various types of data are used in building new methods for planning, management, and sale of agricultural produce.

Digital Transformation in Agric…

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Agriculture, Agro Industry & Allied ActivitiesBased on Kurukshetra

🌟 Agri-Startups and Enterprises, E-NAM (January) 

Creating new employment avenues. Leaving a ripple effect on the socio-economic fabric of Indian demography. India has become the third largest startup ecosystem hub. After the US and China, India is also home to highest number of unicorn startups.

Agri-Startups and Enterprises

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Agriculture, Agro Industry & Allied ActivitiesBased on Kurukshetra

May 3, 2022

🌟 Agriculture in India (August 2021) 

Role of improved technology, patterns of production and public procurement and distribution system. India witnessed famines in 1964 - 65 and 1965 - 66. New varieties of wheat and rice, investments in irrigation, increasing availability of fertilizers and pesticides resulted in a …

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Agriculture, Agro Industry & Allied ActivitiesBased on Kurukshetra

🌟 Scaling Agri-Startups and Enterprises, Agriculture is Key to Indias Prosperity (August 2021) 

Department of Agriculture Cooperation and Farmers Welfare (DACFW) in 2018 started Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana-Remunerative Approaches for Agricultural and Allied Sector Rejuvenation scheme.

Scaling Agri-Startups and Enterprises

Promoting Agri-Startups

Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana…

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Agriculture, Agro Industry & Allied ActivitiesBased on Kurukshetra

🌟 Growth, Potential and Opportunities in Agricultural Exports, Viable Agri-Finance (August 2021) 

Doubling farmers′ income by 2022. India has 20 agri-climatic regions, 15 major climates and 47 soil types. India is the largest producer of milk, spices, tea, pulses, cashew and jute. The Ministry of Food Processing Industries provides leverage to agricultural exports by focusing…

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Agriculture, Agro Industry & Allied ActivitiesBased on Kurukshetra

Mar 26, 2022

🌟 AgriStack: Linking Land Records with Database (June 2021) 

According to experts making land records the basis for farmer database would result in exclusion of tenant farmers, sharecroppers and agricultural labourers from the centralised database. The incomplete and muddled nature of the land records forming the basis of the project may l…

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