Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicNABARD

Topic: NABARD

Farmers will soon get an app to track warehouses to store produce & avoid crops going waste

NABARD working on geo-tagging warehouses & cold storage units. Credit guarantee fund also being set up for cattle rearers and shepherds to get easier loans.

All about Odisha’s new credit scheme for 7 lakh landless farmers, a ‘first’ in India

Under the ‘Balaram’ scheme, the Odisha government will provide credit worth Rs 1,040 crore to 7 lakh landless farmers in the next two years.

To boost Modi’s $5 trillion economy dream, govt to set up 10,000 farmer bodies in 3 years

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar says govt will rope in NABARD to set up the 10,000 Farmer Produce Organisations announced in Union budget.

Cabinet approves Rs 2,000 crore Agri-Market Infrastructure Fund

The Rs 2,000 crore corpus will be created with NABARD for development and upgradation of rural agriculture markets.

On Camera

YourTurn

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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