Significance of Agriculture in Economy

Agriculture in Economy

The impact of agriculture on national income: During the first two decades of the twentieth century, agriculture contributed between 48 and 60 percent of the gross domestic product. During the years 2001-2002, its contribution fell to around 26%. Agriculture plays a critical role in creating jobs: At least two-thirds of India’s working population makes their …

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2017-19 Advance Est. of Area and Production of Horticulture Crop

Horticulture Crop

Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare releases the 2017-18 Final and 2018-19 1st Advance Est. of Area and Production of Horticulture Crops. Nation witnesses record production of 311.7 MT Horticulture Crops in 2017-18 3.7% higher than the previous year(2016-17) and 10% higher than past 5 years’ average production.(Horticulture Crop) All-India Final Estimates: 2017-18 and …

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Interim Budget Estimates 2019-20

Interim Budget Estimates 2019-20 (In Crores) for the above-mentioned schemes: Scheme :Budget Estimates 201920 (In Crores) Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) Core of the Core Schemes National Social Assistance Program: 81183.07 Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Program: 60000.00 Umbrella Scheme for Development of Schedule Castes: 5394.59 Umbrella Programme for Development of Scheduled Tribes: 3810.02 Umbrella …

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Union Budget 2019-20

Union Budget 2019-20

Union Budget 2019-20: Income support for farmers drives historic allocation for agri ministry HIGHLIGHTS Sitharaman said gaon, gharib and kisan are at centre in Budget 2019-20 Allocation for agriculture and allied sector increased by 75 per cent government aims to invest widely in agriculture infrastructure and allied areas, and would seek support from private entrepreneurship …

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Important Government Schemes & Programmes in Agriculture

Schemes & Programmes in Agriculture

Important Government Schemes & Programmes in Agriculture Government of India is giving more priority for welfare of the farmers. In this regard it is implementing several farmers welfare schemes to revitalize agriculture sector and to improve their economic conditions. Therefore, the government has rolled out new initiatives, schemes, programmes and plans to benefit all the …

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Basics of Agricultural Engineering

Basics of Agricultural Engineering

Agricultural Engineering · “Counter poise lift” is commonly used to lift water from shallow wells. · “Rope and bucket lift” is the most common water lift in India to draw water from deep wells. · Centrifugal pump mainly consists of two parts. 1. Impeller (or) rotor: Which add energy to the water in the form of …

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