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NDMC to produce their own honey

President Ram Nath Kovind visited the apiary set up at the President’s Estate with the aid of the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) to promote the Honey Mission on Saturday, according to a statement from Rashtrapati Bhavan. Currently, 200 bee boxes have been installed to produce high-quality honey, wax …

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Neem based small scale industries- Ideas

NOMENCLATURE: Approved Name: Azadirachtin derived from neem (Azadirachta indica) Based on the neem isolates (bitters, oil and cake), industry can developed following products:- Neem oil/bitters based pesticides Neem Coated Urea Neem Cold/Vanishing/Shaving Creams Neem Face Pack Neem Soap Neem Mouthwash Neem Herbal Phenyl SOURCE: The Neem Tree: Source of Unique …

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Honey Bee Farming India

Khadi & Village Industries Commission with the inspiration of Rastrapita Mahatma Gandhi took the task of development of the beekeeping Industry with a view to uplift the financial status of people living in extremely interiorrural areas by introducing and popularizing modern beekeeping. Since time immemorial beekeeping was practiced traditionally in …

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Opportunities for startsups in Agri-Tech

Rising mobile and internet penetration in rural India, has disrupted the consumption story, with startups implementing technology at each stage of the consumer’s journey. And now, it is moving to the lifeline of India’s MSME—agriculture. The central and state governments are proactively pursuing policies to improve farmers’ lives in India. …

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Government launches E-platform for agriculture sector

The Government on Tuesday in New Delhi has launched the “E-Rakam” (Rashtriya Kisan Agri Mandi). The farmers now can access larger markets and acquire more buyers with better returns in agriculture commodities. This new online portal “e-Rakam has been launched in New Delhi by Central Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan …

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ASPIRE Scheme for Promoting Rural Area Entrepreneurship

ASPIRE Scheme or Scheme for promotion of innovation, entrepreneurship and Agro-Industry is promoted by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. In the 2014-15 Budget, the Hon’ble Finance Minister announced that “To establish Technology Centre Network to promote Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Agro-Industry, I propose to set up a fund …

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About the Scheme of Mega Food Park

The Scheme of Mega Food Park aims at providing a mechanism to link agricultural production to the market by bringing together farmers, processors and retailers so as to ensure maximizing value addition, minimizing wastage, increasing farmers’ income and creating employment opportunities particularly in rural sector. The Mega Food Park Scheme …

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India’s horticulture output grows 3.2%

Horticulture production in India in 2016-17 has been estimated to be 295.16 million tonnes, over 21 million tonnes more than foodgrains production. Horticulture production has been about 3.2 per cent more than in the previous year. According to the government’s second advance estimate of horticulture production, released on Tuesday, the …

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How to start Fish Farming

An article from http://www.agrifarming.in/fish-farming/ Fish Farming Guide for Beginners: The following article talks about ” How to start Fish Farming”. Fish is one of the favorite item in the food menu of almost 60% of Indians.So market demand is always high for fish items.If we consider the global demand also, the …

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101 new cold chains set to synergize Food Processing in India

The government will soon launch an umbrella programme ‘SAMPADA’ for food processing sector with Rs 6,000 crore outlay to integrate current and new schemes aimed at reducing food wastage and doubling farmers’ income. Announcing this, Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said her ministry would soon approach the Cabinet for …

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