Saturday, October 24, 2020

Agriculture

Kerala announces Rs. 3,000 crores agriculture revival package

In a bid to ensure food security and employment generation, Kerala today announced a Rs. 3,000 crores package for the revival of the agriculture sector. Chief Minister, Shri Pinarayi Vijayan announced that the government plans to spend Rs. 3,000...

APEDA Signs Memorandum of Agreement for Implementation of Agricultural Export Policy

The Agricultural and Processed Food Export Development Authority (APEDA) signed memorandum of understanding with IIT Delhi, Quality Council of India (QCI) and Indian Chamber of Food and Agriculture (ICFA).The Agricultural Export Policy was launched in 2018. Its...

Jalamrutha – A water Conservation Scheme of Karnataka

The government of Karnataka has launched the water conservation scheme Jalamrutha. The scheme focuses on drought-proofing measures, including protection and rejuvenation of water bodies. Focusing on water conservation the government of Karnataka has announced 2019 as the ‘Year of...

PM declares Sikkim as India’s first organic state

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared Sikkim as the first organic state in the country. PM handed over the Organic Certificate to Chief Minister Pawan Chamling. “Sikkim has paved its way into history and has set an example to the...

Water Pollution In india Seen but Not Heard

Water pollution is a paramount problem in India as almost 80 per cent of its surface water resources are contaminated. Nearly 60 per cent of India’s ground water reserves are already contaminated with toxins - biological, organic, and inorganic...

Compensations To Farmers – Adding Salt to Injury

Over a span of last couple of months, two similar and shocking news hit the headlines. First came from the state of UP where government distributed compensation cheques to farmers whose produce were destroyed by the unseasonal rains in...

Genetic Games on Indian Plains

Once upon a time ME had walked across his field satisfied with his yield. The sand clock ticked ME’s calculations were rigged He didn’t realize! That ‘Suit-clad gentlemen’ told fancy tales You can feed millions, just try the new sale. ME fed his fi elds the new...

Increasing MSP Not Always Desirable

The issue of minimum support price (MSP), a form of market intervention by the Government of India to insure agricultural producers against any sharp fall in farm prices, is back in the news for quite some time now. Why...

NPA Farms of India

Crores of green notes are pumped into our green fields but the financial traffic lights are yet to go green… Drenched he was. From head to toe. Dripping eyebrows and damp clothes, feeble bent frame and sulking eyes. Somehow managing...

Soiled Soils ‘N’ Adulterated Roots

So speculations now have a concrete form and we are on our way to the dead end. Extinctions have happened before and this is the sixth  time, so, is it good news? It hasn’t been long since Haria, a...
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National Education Policy 2020 and Role of NGO’s/CSO’s – Amod Kanth

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The beginning of a new era in manufacturing of components under PLI scheme: Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi: There has been an unprecedented growth in the field of electronics manufacturing in India in the last five years, led by Prime...

Dehradun reached 99th to 26th place in one year : Smart City

Dehradun Smart City's ranking has moved from 99 to 26th position in a year. Dehradun is consistently heading towards the top 100 Smart City...

Securing India’s Railway Networks from Cyber Threats

System vulnerabilities combined with the potential to cause economic damage make India’s railway networks an attractive target for cybercriminals. A cyber threat or disruption...

Implementing a Collaborative Approach to Cybersecurity in a Converged IT/OT Environment

By Antoine D'Haussy, BD director EMEA for Operational Technology at Fortinet. In industry, technical evolutions are transforming operations and driving innovation. And at the same...