What is Composting? Its Types and Advantages

What is Composting? Composting is a simple and natural process that converts plant waste and kitchen and garden trash into nutrient-rich food that helps plants thrive and shine. Aside from that, it improves your garden soil, which promotes plant development. Compost is an organic material that has been collected and degraded and is commonly used […]

Govt allows 5 pvt firms for cluster farming in 50,000 hectares with Rs 750cr investment

Synopsis The Centre will give financial assistance up to Rs 100 crore depending on the size of the project under the recently launched central scheme Cluster Development Programme (CDP), which is implemented by the National Horticulture Board with an outlay of Rs 2,200 crore. The Centre has allowed five private firms to undertake cluster farming […]

Agriculture Infrastructure Fund mobilises over Rs 30,000 crore for creation of post-harvest management infrastructure

Synopsis “Within two-and-a-half years of the implementation of the AIF, the scheme has mobilised more than Rs 30,000 crore for projects in the agriculture infrastructure sector with a sanctioned amount of Rs 15,000 crore under AIF,” it added.’ Agriculture Infrastructure Fund (AIF), which was launched in July 2020, has mobilised over Rs 30,000 crore for […]