Agriculture And It's Allied Sectors-Lesson 8 By-: Manavdeep Singh Sandhu
About me -Production Engineering from PEC University of Technology Appeared for CSE Mains in 2013, 2014. Hobbies-Travelling and Youtube. Follow me at https://unacademy.in/user/manavsandhu USPA
Krishonnati Yojana National Food Security Mission Launched in 2007-08 to increase production of rice, wheat and pulses by- - Cluster demonstrations of rice, wheat, pulses and coarse cereals, dis of improved varieties/hybrid seeds, need based plant and soil management, farm management, resource conservation techniques/energy management, efficient water.
National Food Security Mission- Commercial Crops - Cotton, jute and sugarcane. - Thrust is on technology transfer.
Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture 5- fruits, flower, vegetable, plantation and spices. - Production of quality of seeds. Productivity improvement measures Creation of infrastructure. Improved marketing.
National Mission on Oilseeds and Oil palm Increase in production of vegetable oils. -Increasing irrigation coverage from 26% to 36%. Diversification of area Intercropping of oilseeds with cereals/pulses/sugarcane. - Cultivation of oil palm in watersheds and wastelands.
National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture Making agriculture more productive, sustainable and remunerative and climate resilient. Soil and moisture conservation. - Soil health and water management. Rainfed technologies.
Soil Health Card Scheme - SHC to all farmers- interval of 3 years. Department of Agriculture (state and U.T.) and Co- iculture (stafe an operation under Ministry of Agriculture. - Printed report for each holding - Status of soil w.r.t. 12 parameters, namely N,P,K (Macro nutrients); S(secondary nutrient); Zn, Fe, Cu, Mn, Bo(Micro nutrients); and pH,EC,OC (physical parameters)
Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana Organic farming and improving soil health. Making use of traditional wisdom and making farmers aware - Preservation of soil health- farm manure, poultry manure, urban compost, biogas slurry etc. Govt plans to bring certification of organic produce. Benefits- large amount of agricultural and animal waste, cost effective, decrease in govt expenditure on subsidy
National Mission on Agricultural extension and technology - Restructure and strengthen agricultural extension to enable delivery of appropriate technology and improved agronomic practices to the farmers. Four SUbmissions-agriculture extension, seed and planting material, agriculture mechanization and plant protection and plant quarantine.