PM-Kisan scheme

Topics Covered: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions. PM-Kisan scheme: Context: The eighth instalment of minimum financial benefit under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme has been released. This was the …

National Agriculture Market (e-NAM)

Topics Covered: e-technology in the aid of farmers. National Agriculture Market (e-NAM): Context: So far, more than 1.69 crore Farmers & 1.55 Lakh traders are registered on e-NAM platform. What is e-NAM? E-NAM (National Agriculture Market) is an online trading platform for agriculture produce aiming to help farmers, traders, and buyers with online trading and getting …

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

Topics Covered: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing. Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana: Context: The scheme completes five years. About PMFBY: Launched in 2016. Merged schemes include National Agricultural Insurance …

In what possible ways can technology make Indian agriculture more intellectually satisfying and economically rewarding? Elaborate.

Topic: Major crops-cropping patterns in various parts of the country, – different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers. 6. In what possible ways can technology make Indian agriculture more intellectually satisfying and economically rewarding? Elaborate. (250 words) …

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana

Topics Covered: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security. Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana Context: Annual allotment of Rs. 4000 crore made to State Governments under ‘Per Drop More Crop’ component of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee …

Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY)

Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Key features and significance of the scheme. Context: The Union Cabinet has given its approval for implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY). Key features: PMMSY is a scheme to bring about Blue Revolution through sustainable and responsible development of …

“Transport and Marketing Assistance” (TMA) for specified agriculture products scheme

Topics Covered: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions.   “Transport and Marketing Assistance” (TMA) for specified agriculture products scheme   What to study? For Prelims: Key features of the scheme. For Mains: Significance …

5) The recent  report by the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), reiterate the vulnerability of Indian agriculture households. Discuss.(250 words)

Topic – Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. 5) The recent  report by the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), reiterate the vulnerability of Indian agriculture households. Discuss.(250 words) Reference Reference Why this question Agriculture is the livelihood of around 48% of Indian population. It is …