J Form

J Form Context: • The Punjab Mandi Board has decided to digitise the J form in order to bring in transparency. What is J Form? • J form is the sale receipt of a farmer’s agricultural produce in mandis (grain market). • These forms were […]

Crop Diversification

Crop Diversification Context: • The Department of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare (DA&FW) is implementing the Crop Diversification Programme (CDP), a sub-scheme of Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) in the Original Green Revolution States viz; Haryana, Punjab & Western Uttar Pradesh since 2013-14 to divert the […]

Kala Namak Paddy

Kala Namak Paddy Context: • The Government of India, through Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), has taken various initiatives to promote Kala Namak rice viz; capacity building programme for farmers and stakeholders, agri-export farming, organizing ‘Kala Namak Mahotsav’, coordination with Farmer […]