Union Agriculture Minister launches ‘Krishi Megh’

News: The Union Agriculture Minister has launched the Krishi Megh (National Agricultural Research and Education System – Cloud Infrastructure and Services). Facts: Krishi Megh: It is a data recovery centre setup to protect the data of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research(ICAR). Location: The centre has been set up at National Academy of Agricultural Research… Continue reading Union Agriculture Minister launches ‘Krishi Megh’

National Innovations in Climate Resilient Agriculture(NICRA)

News:The Government of India is implementing programmes such as National Innovations in Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA) to tackle the impact of climate change on agriculture. Facts: About NICRA: It was launched by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) in 2011.  Aim:To enhance resilience of Indian agriculture to climate change and climate vulnerability through strategic… Continue reading National Innovations in Climate Resilient Agriculture(NICRA)

ICAR to set up Farmers’ Innovation Fund

News:The Indian Council of Agricultural Research(ICAR) is all set to start a Farmers Innovation Fund. Facts: About Farmers’ Innovation Fund: The farmers innovation fund aims to scientifically validate, scale-up and propagate the innovations of progressive farmers. It will link farmers and farming with science and will ensure that their farm practices are science-based. As part… Continue reading ICAR to set up Farmers’ Innovation Fund