Agriculture One-Liners for various competitive examinations
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Maximum questions come from Agriculture portion in different competitive exams.
Here are some important Agriculture one-liners for students competing for various exams
Watch some of the important Agriculture Bits below.
1-Government of India approved the National Policy for Farmers (NPF) in 2007.
2-ICT– Information and Communication Technology.
3-Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) scheme was approved with an outlay of ₹ 50,000 crores for a period of 5 years (2015-16 to 2019-20).
4-The Kisan Credit Card Scheme is in operation throughout the country and is implemented by commercial banks, cooperative banks and Regional Rural Banks (RRB).
5-Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) was implemented from Kharif 2016 along with restructured pilot Unified Package Insurance Scheme (UPIS) and Weather Based Crop Insurance Scheme (WBCIS).
6-Indian Council of Agricultural Research observed the year 2016 as the International Year of Pulses as declared by the United Nations.
7-DSSAT– Decision Support System for Agrotechnology Transfer; GHGI– Greenhouse gas intensity
8-There are about 300 million bovines, 65.07 million sheep, 135.2 million goats and about 10.3 million pigs as per 19th livestock census in the country.
9- Egg production at the end of the Tenth Plan (2006-07) was 50.70 billion as compared to 66.45 billion at the end of the Eleventh Plan (2011-12).
10- The National Livestock Mission was launched in 2014-15 with an approved outlay of ₹ 2,800 crores during XII Plan.
11-The first Livestock census was conducted during 1919-1920 and since then it is being conducted quinquennially by all states/UTs of the country.
12-The 19th Livestock Census was conducted in 2012 in the country in participation with animal husbandry departments of the states/UTs.
13-FAO reported 1.8 percent increase in world milk production from 789 million tonnes in 2014 to 803 million tonnes in 2015.
14-Presently India is the second largest fish producing and second largest aquaculture nation in the world.
15- FFDA– Fish Farmers Development Agencies.
16-The cooperative milk unions procured an average of 42.55 million kgs per day of milk during the year 2015-16 as compared to 38 million kgs per day in the previous year recording a growth of 12 percent.
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