Course : - Burning lssues Decoded (BID) Lesson :- Agri export Policy - Provisions Presented by Nithin Kunneparambil
General Modiji + Cabinet approves Agri Export Policy, 2018 First of its kind in independent India. Infact after a long while we are going to export after medieval times. . Commerce ministry as the central agency representation from various other ministries.
Objectives Double agri exports from current USD 30 Bi to USD 60 B by 2022, Successively reach USD 100 Bi To diversify export baskets and destination and boost high value and value added including perishables. Promote Novel, indigenous, organic, ethnic, traditional agro exports. Institutional mechanism for pursuing market access, tackling barriers and deal with sanitary - phyto sanitary issues. Enable farmers to benefit from export opportunities in overseas market.
Elements of the Agri Expo Policy Strategic Policy measures Infrastructure and logistics support Holistic approach to boost exports Greater involvement of State Governments in agri exports Focus on Clusters Promoting value-added exports Marketing and promotion of "Brand India"
Strategic element Operational Attract private investments into production and processing Establishment of strong quality regimen Research & Development Miscellaneous
Some of the existing Schemes in Agri ministry . Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana Organic farming e- NAM:- first step to electronic trading portals. . Krishi Vigyan Kendra - Agri Extension Centres e-RAKAM - Rashtriya Kisan Agri Mandi NMAET National Mission on Agricultural Extension and Technology - agri extension machineries to enable delivery of tech. E PashuDhan Haat National mission for bovine productivity connecting farmers of indigenous breeds. Quality Mark Award 0 Dairy cooperatives.
Conclusion . We have to understand our strengths perfectly, we aren't a deficit country anymore !! At the same time, we need to pull out excessive farm labour . Productivity wise we need mechanization, HY seeds, Nutrient based Fertilizers, integrated pest management etc. This policy is certainly transformative, very positive Employment generation in a different front.
Course:- Burning Issues Decoded (BID) Lesson:- WTO and Agriculture Presented by Nithin Kunneparambil
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