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Agricultural Education


National Agriculture Market (NAM)

National Agriculture Market (NAM) is a pan-India electronic trading portal which networks the existing APMC mandis to make a unified national market for agricultural commodities. The NAM Portal gives a single window service for all APMC related information and services. This covers commodity arrivals & prices, buy & sell trade offers, provision to respond to trade …

What is Green Revolution-Krishonnati Yojana?

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, organized by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for the Umbrella Scheme, “Green Revolution – Krishonnati Yojana” in agriculture sector further 12th Five Year Plan for the period from 2017-18 to 2019-20 with the Central Share of Rs. 33,269.976 crore.   The Umbrella project comprises of 11 …

What is the National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture

Climate change has become a worrisome area of concern for India to ensure food and nutritional security for the growing population. The result of climate change is global, but countries like India are more vulnerable in view of the high population depending on agriculture. In India, significant negative impacts have been implied with medium-term (2010-2039) …

What is the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI)

Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) is also known as Pusa institute. IARI is national Institute for agricultural research, education, and extension of India. the institute was damaged during the devastating Bihar earthquake of 15 January 1934. The Secretary of State approved the transfer in July 1943. The Standing Finance Committee of the Union Assembly finally announced on 25 …

What is NAFED?

National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd. (NAFED) was introduced on the great day of Gandhi Jayanti on 2nd October 1958. It has been registered under the Multi-State Co-operative Societies Act. To promote Co-operative marketing of Agricultural Produce to benefit the farmers is the main objective of the NAFED. Who has the authority to say …

What is ICAR

ICAR stands for Indian Council for Agricultural Research. ICAR is an autonomous body dedicated for co-ordinating agricultural education and research in India. The ICAR was set up on 16 July 1929, as the Registered Society under the Societies Registration Act 1860, on the recommendations of the Royal Commission of Agriculture. It was reorganized twice, in 1965 …