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Agricultural Extension


Rahul Gandhi addresses the media on Rafale deal issue

The Congress on Friday accused the government in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh of fudging agriculture production figures in order to win the Krishi Karman Award, which is distributed by the Union government. The Krishi Karman Award was introduced in 2010-11 by the UPA government to incentivize states to increase agricultural production. MP has won the award …

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 …

Coffee Board of India

The saga of Indian coffee began on a gentle note, with the planting of ‘Seven seeds’ of ‘Mocha’ during 1600 AD by the legendary holy saint Baba Budan, in the courtyard of his hermitage on ‘Baba Budan Giri’ in Karnataka. For quite a considerable duration, the plants remained as a garden curiosity and spread slowly …

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 …