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The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the increase in the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Raw Jute for 2018-19 season.

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National Agriculture Exports Policy May be Announced Soon to Double Farmers Income; Agriculture Exports to Grow by 20% in 2018-19. The policy aims to boost the agriculture export up to 60 billion dollars by 2022-23, which is currently at $35 billion, from $42.6 billion in financial year 2013-14.


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The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approvedCentrally Sponsored Scheme of National Bamboo Mission (NBM) under National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) during remaining period of Fourteenth Finance Commission (2018-19 & 2019-20).

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Agriculture students on Monday protested against the delay in filling vacant posts in the agriculture sector. They sought the filling of 800 base-level posts - including those of assistant agriculture officer, assistant horticulture officer and other allied services - which have been lying vacant for years.

Agriculture

Indian agriculture: A real scenario

Cropping pattern is greatly influenced by government policies and assurance of procurement, which in turn are more populist in nature than efficiency-oriented.

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Agriculture

Govt notifies 10 varieties of millets as nutri-cereals-cereals

Recognising millets’ anti-diabetic properties and other nutritious characteristics, the Centre has notified it as “Nutri-Cereals” for production, consumption and trade.

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Climate change poses challenges to India's food and nutrition security

Increasing climate variability, extreme weather events and rising temperatures pose challenges to India’s food and nutrition security, according to the 2018 Global Food Policy Report by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), an agriculture think-tank based in Washington DC, US.

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ICAR-IISR Interventions helped to break all time record of sugar production in Uttar Pradesh

ICAR- Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow is actively working for sugarcane and sugar sector in the country and especially for subtropical India. Being situated in the state of Uttar Pradesh the Institute has been implementing targeted programme of cane development in close collaboration with state cane department and sugar mills.

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