What rising foodgrain output means for India 

What is the news?  Farm sector saw a growth of 4.5% in the first quarter of FY22 and a record food grain production of 150.5 million tones (mt) during the kharif season. It was due to the hard work of farmers and near normal monsoons.   How important is food grain production?  First, agriculture and its allied activities in FY21 contributed 20.2% to the Gross Value Addition (GVA)… Continue reading What rising foodgrain output means for India 

Free foodgrain supply until Nov to cost over ₹67,200 cr

What is the News? Cabinet has approved key decisions related to food grains, merger of CWC and CRWC and deal with Caribbean Island Nations on Tax matters. About Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKY) It was announced as part of the relief package during the COVID-19 pandemic. Aim: To ensure sufficient food for the… Continue reading Free foodgrain supply until Nov to cost over ₹67,200 cr