Farm Inputs

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Here’s the Govt’s strategy to make India self-sufficient in pulses

Here’s the Govt’s strategy to make India self-sufficient in pulses

For the coming Kharif 2021 season, it is proposed to distribute 20,27,318 (almost 10 times more seed mini kits than 2020-21) amounting to Rs. 82.01 crore

Policy

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Indian Govt to release 8th instalment of PM-KISAN on 14th May

Indian Govt to release 8th instalment of PM-KISAN on 14th May

Under the PM-KISAN scheme, a financial benefit of Rs. 6,000 per year is provided to the eligible beneficiary farmer families, payable in three equal 4-monthly installments of Rs 2,000 each

Opinion

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Genome editing offers ray of hope to tackle malnutrition

Genome editing offers ray of hope to tackle malnutrition

The gene editing techniques can complement the ongoing efforts to provide micronutrient supplements, fortified food and appeals for eating more diversified food, Dr Rishi Kumar Tyagi writes

Allied Sectors

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FAO to host World Bee Day on May 20 with the theme ‘Bee Engaged: Build Back Better for Bees’

FAO to host World Bee Day on May 20 with the theme ‘Bee Engaged: Build Back Better for Bees’

Three out of four food crop types across the globe depend on pollinators to some degree. However, today bees, pollinators and many other insects are declining in abundance

Agri Research

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Genome editing offers ray of hope to tackle malnutrition

Genome editing offers ray of hope to tackle malnutrition

The gene editing techniques can complement the ongoing efforts to provide micronutrient supplements, fortified food and appeals for eating more diversified food, Dr Rishi Kumar Tyagi writes