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  • Extension of Food Grain Scheme

    Why in News Recently, many states have demanded for the extension of the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY). Key Points Pradhan...

    30 Jun 2020 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Dimensions of Food Security

    This editorial is based on “It’s about food, nutrition and livelihood security”, which was published in The Hindu on 05/05/2020....

    30 May 2020 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • National Conference on Kharif Crops 2020

    Why in News Recently, the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare addressed the National Conference on Kharif Crops 2020 through a...

    17 Apr 2020 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Armyworm Attack

    Why in News The Directorate of Agriculture has reported an armyworm attack on the standing crops in the northeastern Dhemaji district of...

    09 Apr 2020 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Threat of Food Shortage: UN, FAO and WTO

    Why in News Recently, global agencies like the United Nations (UN), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Trade Organisation (WTO) have...

    02 Apr 2020 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Agrobiodiversity for India

    This article is based on “India’s food basket must be enlarged” which was published in The Hindu on 29/11/2019. It talks about...

    14 Dec 2019 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Minimum Support Price

    The Government has hiked the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Rabi crops for the marketing season 2020-21, after decision was taken at a meeting of...

    25 Oct 2019 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Food Corporation of India

    Food Corporation of India (FCI) is a Public Sector Undertaking, under the Department of Food & Public Distribution, Ministry of Consumer Affairs,...

    24 Sep 2019 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Pusa Yashasvi

    Recently, the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) has released a new variety of wheat named Pusa Yashasvi. It is also known as HD-3226. It...

    21 Sep 2019 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • National Conference on Agriculture

    Recently the Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare inaugurated the ‘National Conference on Agriculture for Rabi...

    21 Sep 2019 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Public Distribution System

    For...

    12 Aug 2019 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Public Distribution System

    Introduction The Public distribution system (PDS) is an Indian food Security System established under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food, and...

    12 Aug 2019 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Policy Watch - One Nation One Ration Card

    One Nation One Ration Card Scheme which will allow portability of food security benefits will be available across the country from 1st July, 2020....

    01 Aug 2019 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Sheath Blight Disease

    Sheath blight is a fungal disease caused by Rhizoctonia solani. Rice sheath blight is an increasing concern for rice production, especially in...

    15 Jun 2019 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Food Inflation Set to Return

    The past couple of months have seen prices of a host of farm commodities surge, mainly on the back of drought in large parts of western and southern...

    13 May 2019 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Sugar Industry

    Why in News Sugarcane farmers are facing a payments crisis running into thousands of Crores of Rupees. In Maharashtra alone the state’s...

    19 Apr 2019 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Operation Greens

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    05 Dec 2018 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Operation Greens

    Why in News? Recently government approved guidelines for Rs 500 crore 'Operation Greens' program. Finance Minister of India had announced...

    05 Dec 2018 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Cabinet Approves Release of Pulses to States

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, has approved the release of pulses to States/UTs at discounted rate to be utilized for various Welfare...

    10 Aug 2018 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Rajasthan Became the First State to Implement the Biofuel Policy

    Rajasthan has become the first state to implement the National Policy on Biofuels unveiled by the centre in May 2018. Key Highlights The desert...

    02 Aug 2018 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

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