Dec , 2022, Volume : 3 Article : 1

Agriculture Current Affairs: December 2022

Author : Compiled by: Bitan Mondal, Arti and Subrata Gorain


ü  Pullampara declared first fully digitally literate panchayat

ü  Paddy Procurement Up by 12 % to 170.53 Lakh Tonnes till October

ü  Narendra Singh Tomar launches portal on natural farming

ü  Wheat acreage jumps 5-fold to 7.56 lakh hectares so far this rabi season

ü  IARI trying higher yield in short-duration rice varieties to stop stubble burning

ü  Karnataka govt issues circular exempting use of agricultural land for poultry farming

ü  Government moves to set up fodder-centric farmer producer organisations

ü  Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma launches Assam Millet Mission

ü  Number of beneficiaries under PM-KISAN has crossed 100 million, says government

ü  India ranks 107th out of 121 countries on Global Hunger Index

ü  Hyderabadi Haleem bags ‘most popular GI` award in food category, Odisha’s Kandhamal Haldi in agriculture

ü  Cabinet approves Minimum Support Prices for all Rabi Crops for Marketing Season 2023-24

ü  World food import bill to be at record high of $1.94 trillion in 2022

ü  Soren govt to open 100 schools for farmers in Jharkhand

ü  University of Forestry, first in India, third in the world

ü  Odisha CM launches first common agricultural credit portal for farmers

ü  India hosted the 2nd BIMSTEC agriculture ministers meeting

ü  Odisha celebrates Millet Day to promote crop’s cultivation, consumption

ü  PM inaugurates PM Kisan Samman Sammelan 2022, releases PM-KISAN Funds worth Rs 16,000 crore

ü  PM launches Rojgar Mela, recruitment drive for 10 lakh personnel

ü  Cabinet approves Nutrient Based Subsidy rates for Phosphatic and Potassic fertilizers for Rabi season 2022-23 from 1st October 2022 to 31st March 2023

ü  COP27: FAO highlighted the importance of transforming agrifood systems as part of the solution to the climate crisis

ü  Global Environment Facility tasks FAO and IFAD to lead new $230 million agrifood systems transformation program



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  1. 26 Dec,2022
    Amrish kumar

    Good Awareness