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Important ICAR Programmes For Agriculture Competitive Exams IBPS,NABARD,IRMA,JRF,ARS,SRF

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ICAR Programmes

Important ICAR Programmes For Agriculture Competitive Exams IBPS,NABARD,IRMA,JRF,ARS,SRF

1. National Innovations on Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA), 2011- is a network project of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) launched in – February, 2011.(ICAR Programmes)

2. AGRI UDAAN, 2017- Food and agribusiness Accelerator Start up Programme 2.0, launched by ICAR’s NAARM in collaboration with IIM-Ahmadabad in- August, 2017

3. ARYA- Attracting and Retaining Youth in Agriculture, July, 2015

To attract and empower the Youth in Rural Areas and to prevent migration of youth from rural to urban areas, to take up various Agriculture, allied sector enterprises for sustainable income and gainful employment in agriculture.

4. READY- Rural and Entrepreneurship Awareness Development Yojana”- July, 2015.

To promote entrepreneurial skills among agril students.

It will provide an opportunity for the students to learn and understand agricultural practices in collaboration with farmers.

5.Mera Gaon-Mera Gaurav, July,2015: To enhance the direct interface of scientists with farmers which will hasten the lab to land approach.

Under this scheme, groups of scientists will select villages and will remain in touch with that village and provide required information, knowledge and advisories to farmers on regular basis.

6.Farmer FIRST: Farmer’s Farm, Innovations, Resources, Science and Technology (FIRST), July, 2015

‘Farmer FIRST’ is an ICAR initiative “to move beyond the production and productivity and to privilege the complex, diverse & risk prone realities of majority of the farmers through enhancing farmers-scientists contact with multi stake holdersparticipation.

The focus is on Farmer’s Farm, Innovations, Resources, Science and Technology (FIRST).

7.National Agriculture Higher Education Project– Sep, 2017 Funded by: World Bank, Implemented by: ICAR    To provide relevant and better quality higher education to students. 

8.Mridaparikshak– July, 2015 A Mobile mini soil testing lab for distributing Soil health cards to farmers.

9.KIRAN (Knowledge Innovation Repository of Agriculture in North East)– 2012

Farmer FIRST, ARYA, Mera Gaon-Mera Gaurav, Mridaparikshak programmes implemented through KVKs

Important ICAR Programmes For Agriculture Competitive Exams IBPS,NABARD,IRMA,JRF,ARS,SRF

Major Flagship ICAR programmes Launched by Central Government in Agriculture and allied Sectors.

1.Pradhan Mantra Kisan Sampada Yojana– May, 2017 SAMPADA – Scheme for Agro Marine Processing and Development of Agro processing Clusters

Objective: Holistic development of the food processing sector Promotion of Value addition through food processing

Integrated cold chain and value addition

infrastructureTotal number of Mega food parks- 42

Infrastructure facilities creation through Mega food parks

Budget: Allocation of 6,000 cr for a period of 2016-20 2.

2.Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund (DIDF):

Sep, 2017 Budget: Allocation of Rs. 10,881 crore during the period from 2017-18 to 2028-29.

Objective: To create infrastructure facilities in dairy sector

Implementing Agency: National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) and National Cooperative Development Cooperation (NCDC)

Sponsoring Agency: NABARD

3.GOBAR – DHAN: Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources, February, 2018

 Main focus on converting cattle dung, solid waste into compost, biogas and bio-CNG.

4.E-Pasuhaat Portal: 2016

For connecting breeders and farmers of indigenous breeds of cow

 5.Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana; Jan 14, 2016 – under this scheme farmers will pay

*2% premium fixed by insurance firms for Kharif crops *1.5% – for Rabi crops

*5% for Commercial & Horticultural crops

6.e- National Agricultural Market (e-NAM): April 14, 2016- “One nation-One Market”

Electronic trading portal designed to create a unified national market for agricultural commodities.

Farmer can display their produce online from their nearest market and traders can quote price from anywhere.

It will ensure open price discovery and better returns to farmer and eliminate Middle men.

All 585 APMC (Agriculture Produce Market Committees) connected to e-NAM by March 31, 2018.

Agricultural commodities valued at about Rs.36,000 traded on e-NAM

7.Parampraghat Krishi Vikas Yojana: ICAR Programmes

2015- Cluster Approach

Launched to support and promote organic farming and there by improving soil health.

To bring 5 lakh acres under OF by 10,000 organic clusters

9.Soil Health Card Scheme; Feb, 2015 

(ICAR Programmes)

To issue soil health cards to farmers which will carry crop wise recommendations of nutrients

10.DD kisan channel-24 hr television channel – 26 May, 2015

11.Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayi Yojana– 1st July, 2015

To attract investments in irrigation system at field level, develop and expand cultivable land in the country  – Per drop more crop

12.Swachh Bharat Mission: October 2, 2014 (ICAR Programmes)

          -To make India Open Defeacation Free (ODF) by 2019.

         – Cess on swachh bharat services: 0.5%

13.National Livestock Mission: 2014-15

intensive development of livestock, especially small livestock (sheep/goat/poultry) along with adequate availability of quality feed and fodder.

14.National Mission on Oilseeds and Oil palm (NMOOP): 2014-15

For increasing production of oilseeds and Oil palm

 Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH): 2014-15

High growth rate of horticultural crops

 15.RKVY ( Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana) – 2007 Renamed as Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana – Remunerative Approaches for Agriculture and Allied sector Rejuvenation (RKVY-RAFTAAR)

To increase annual agricultural growth rate by- 4%

 To incentivise states to increase allocation for agriculture and allied sector

To make forming remunerative economic activity by strengthening farmers effort, risk mitigation and promoting agribusiness entrepreneurship.

Share of stake holders: 60:40 grants between centre and state government while 90:10 for North Eastern and Himalayan States.

Sub-schemes: Accelerated Fodder Development Programme (AFDP), Saffron Mission, Crop Diversification Programme (CDP) etc.,

START UP INDIA, STAND UP INDIA – Jan 16, 2016

To promote entrepreneurial skills that will lead to job creation 

Stand Up India: (April, 2016):  to support entrepreneurship among women and SC & ST communities.

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