Tag Archives: Farmer

Gobar Dhan’ scheme launched

GOBAR-DHAN Scheme • Under GOBAR-DHAN scheme, solid waste of dung and fields will be changed into compost and fuels such as biogas and bio-CNG. • The cooking gas will be provided to the rural habitations with optimum technical support to ensure that the schemes functions on a sustainable basis. • ...

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Modicare: world’s largest government healthcare scheme

Aimed at a hassle-free implementation of “the world’s largest government-funded national health programme”, the National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS), the central government has decided to meet state health secretaries for detailed deliberations on issues pertaining to it. The detailed concept has already been sent to authorities concerned. It has been ...

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Oil Palm Development Programme (OPDP)

OPDP was launched during 1991- 92 under the “Technology Mission on Oilseeds and Pulses” (TMOP) with a focus on area expansion in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Orissa, Gujarat and Goa. From 2004-05 onwards, the scheme is being implemented as part of the “Integrated Scheme of Oilseeds, ...

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Agri-Clinics and Agri-Business Centres (ACABC) Scheme

Definitions: Agri-Clinics: Agri-Clinics are envisaged to provide expert advice and services to farmers on various technologies including soil health, cropping practices, plant protection, crop insurance, post harvest technology and clinical services for animals, feed and fodder management, prices of various crops in the market etc. which would enhance productivity of ...

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National e-Governance Plan in Agriculture (NeGP-A)

NeGP-A is proposed to be implemented across the country and aims at offering Government to Citizen / Farmer (G2C or G2F), Government to Business (G2B) and Government to Government (G2G) agricultural services in an integrated manner through the Central Agriculture Portal (CAP) and State Agriculture Portals (SAPs). Objectives: Bringing farmer ...

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Guidelines for Setting up of SPMU under NeGP‐A

Guidelines for Setting up of SPMU under NeGP‐A Department of Agriculture & Cooperation (DAC) is in the process of implementing the Agriculture Mission Mode project under the NeGP. The objective of this project is to provide relevant information and services to the farming community and private sector through the use of information and communication technologies ...

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Vidarbha Intensive Irrigation Development Programme- 2012 (VIIDP)

Objectives: To increase productivity of rainfed cotton farming in Vidarbha region through rainwater harvesting, intensive irrigation and better crop management; To bring maximum cotton growing area under protective irrigation and better soil moisture regime through in-situ and ex-situ conservation measures; To augment/ restore/renovate existing minor/ small scale irrigation resources through ...

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Sub-Mission on Agricultural Mechanization (SMAM)

Among the states, farm power availability in Punjab, Haryana, Western Uttar Pradesh and western part of Rajasthan is higher than the national average of 1.73kW/ha. In rest of the country, especially in Eastern and North-East Regions, it is significantly lower which necessities promotion of farm mechanization as a special Mission. ...

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