Important Agriculture Data till 2019

Important Agriculture Data 2019

Important Agriculture Data 2019

1.Soil Health card launched in the year – 19th Feb 2015

2. PMFBY launched on Feb 18th 2016
Premium rate paid by farmers are
2%- kharif crop
1.5%- Rabi crop
5%- Commercial and horticultural crop

3.e-Nam scheme launched on April14 2016

4. Parampraghat krishi vikash yojana launched on 2015

5. Share of agricultural exports in the total export of the country 12.28%

(Important Agriculture Data 2019)

6. Share of Agriculture imports in the total imports of the country 4.09%

7.India’s largest exported agricultural commodity in terms of value- Basmathi rice
Imported – vegetable oil

8. Share of India’s Agriculture exports in the world
Export – 2.5%
Import- 1.5%

9. Highest exported – cereals
Import- Edible oil and pulses

(Important Agriculture Data 2019)

10. Highest energy consumption and fertilizer consumption from micro irrigation state – Rajasthan

11. Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana effective from 9th August 2019
This pension scheme entry age limit 18 – 40 yrs.
Monthly pension Rs 3000 to all land holding small and marginal farmers on their attaining the age 60 yrs.

12. PM-KISAN takes effect from 01.12.2018
Under this scheme an amount of Rs 6000/yr to farmers

13. Subsidy given to SC, ST,Small and Marginal farmers,women agrilearner beneficiaries for purchasing below 8Hp powertiller under SMAM scheme 50%

14. Highest area of saline soil- Gujarat
Alkaline soil- UP

15. The fruit crop with highest production in India – Banana

(Important Agriculture Data 2019)

16. The fruit crop with highest area under cultivation- Mango

17. The vegetable crop with highest area and production – Potato

18. ISFR – Minimum mapable unit 1ha

19. PM – KUSUM launched in 2019

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evem Utthan Mahabhiyan (PM KUSUM) Scheme for farmers for installation of solar pumps and grid connected solar and other renewable power plants in the country.

(Important Agriculture Data 2019)

20. Indian parliament passed the MNREGA Act on 23 Aug 2005
33% reservation for women in MNREGA
Budget allocation 2019-20 – 60000 crore

21. APEDA– Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority 1986

22. NAFED – National Agricultural agrilearner Marketing Co-operative Federation Oct 2 1958

23. FSSAI – Food Safety and Standards Authority of India 2011

24. Contribution of Agriculture to GDP(2017-18) 17.2%

(Important Agriculture Data 2019)

25. Per ha consumption of fertilizer highest in – Punjab

26. The crop with highest area under GM crops in the world is Soyabean

27. Krishi karman awards were instituted in the yr 2010-11

28. The country with highest area under GM crops USA

29. Largest exported organic product in India Oil seeds

(Important Agriculture Data 2019)

30. Virat – Early maturing summer Mungbean

31. Low erucic acid variety in mustard – Pusa mustard 30

32. Black variety of carrot – Pusa Asita

33. Spineless variety of Safflower – NARI-6

34. First Kisan Credit Card issued by SBI

(Important Agriculture Data 2019)

35. National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture – 2014

36. National Food Security Mission – 2007

37. The Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Authority established in Nov 2005

38. ISOPOM – Integrated Scheme of agrilearner Oilseeds, Pulses, Oilpalm and Maize, started since 1st April, 2004

39. Largest imported fertilizer is Potash

(Important Agriculture Data 2019)

40. D D Kisan Channel launched on 26 May, 2015

41. soil testing in India was started during 1955-56

42. Long Term Fertilizer Experiments in India started during 1970

43. Fertilizer control order 1985

44. In India, the average fertilizer consumption is 133 kg per ha during the year 2018-19.

45.The fertilizer consumption is comparatively higher in Telengana (245.29 kg/ha) followed by Punjab (224.49 kg/ha) & Haryana (224.46kg/ha) during 2018-19.

(Important Agriculture Data 2019)

46. 21 number of ‘Gokul Grams’ are settingup in 12 states under Rashtriya Gokul Mission.

47. The productivity of Indian dairy animals which is at present only 1806 kg /animal /year and the world average is 2310 kg/animal/ year.

48. As per Goods and Services Tax Act 2017, the current rate of GST applicable on dairy products ranges from 5% to 18%.

49. The National Action Plan for Dairy Development envisages milk production target of 254.55 Million Tonnes by 2022.

(Important Agriculture Data 2019)

50.The percentage contribution of inland fish production in the total fish production is 71% in the year 2017-18.
1.The highest production of inland fish => Andhra Pradesh
2.The leading state in Marine fish Production => Gujarat

51. Under National Food Security Mission (NFSM), financial assistance is provided for promotion of Bio-Fertilizer (Rhizobium/ PSB) @50% of the cost limited to Rs.300 per ha.

52. ICAR study indicates that biofertilizers can improve crop yields by 10-25% and supplement costly chemical fertilizer (N, P) by nearly 20-25% in most of the cases when used along with the chemical fertilizers.

53. The budget allocation for Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY) for 2019-20 is Rs. 325 crores.

54. National Food Security Mission:
For improved production and productivity of food grains and oilseeds.

55. Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture(MIDH) :
To enhance production and productivity of horticultural crops.

(Important Agriculture Data 2019)

56. Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana(PKVY) and Mission organic Value Chain Development for North East Region(MOVCDNER) :
To reduce cost of cultivation and ensure chemical free quality products that can fetch premium prices to farmers.

57. Soil health Cards:
Aims at promotion of judicious use of fertilisers through soil test based recommendations there by reducing excess use of fertilisers.

58. PMKSY-PDMC (Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana-Per Drop More Crop) :
To promote water conservation and reduction in use of inputs through drip and sprinkler irrigation.

59. e-NAM :For transparent competitive markets for improved remuneration to the farmers.

(Important Agriculture Data 2019)

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