IFFCO launches world’s first “Nano Liquid Urea”

What is the News? Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited(IFFCO) has launched the world’s first Nano Urea Liquid What is Nano Liquid Urea? Nano Urea Liquid is a nutrient to provide nitrogen to plants as an alternative to conventional urea. Developed by: Nano Urea Liquid has been developed indigenously through proprietary technology at IFFCO”s Nano Biotechnology… Continue reading IFFCO launches world’s first “Nano Liquid Urea”

Biodegradable “Moorhen Yoga Mat” developed from “Water Hyacinth”

What is the News? Six young girls from Assam have developed a biodegradable and compostable yoga mat called ‘Moorhen Yoga Mat’. Note: The Mat was developed with the support of the North East Centre for Technology Application and Reach(NECTAR). NECTAR is an autonomous body under the Department of Science & Technology(DST). About Moorhen Yoga Mat:… Continue reading Biodegradable “Moorhen Yoga Mat” developed from “Water Hyacinth”

Union Minister to launch “Khadi Prakritik Paint” developed by KVIC

News: Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways will be launching an innovative new called “Khadi Prakritik Paint”. Facts: Khadi Prakritik Paint: It has been conceptualized by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) and later developed by Kumarappa National Handmade Paper Institute, Jaipur (a KVIC unit). Key Characteristics: It is a first-of-its-kind eco-friendly, non-toxic paint with… Continue reading Union Minister to launch “Khadi Prakritik Paint” developed by KVIC

Union Minister inaugurates Virtual Agri-hackathon 2020

News: Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare has inaugurated the Virtual Agri-hackathon 2020. Facts: Agri India Hackathon 2020: It is organized by the Department of Agriculture and Cooperation and Farmers Welfare in association with Pusa Krishi, ICAR – Indian Agricultural Research Institute(IARI). Objective: It is the largest virtual gathering to create dialogues, and accelerate innovations in agriculture.… Continue reading Union Minister inaugurates Virtual Agri-hackathon 2020