Ministry Of Agriculture,Government of India
Recent Initiatives

Productivity of horticulture crops.New

Yield Comparision in Horticulture State Wise.New

CMS for Translation of various Portals including(mkisan & Farmers Portal).New

In Order to Facilitate quick and periodic translation of websites a content management system for the purpose of translation has been created and has been initially commisioned for mkisan.

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Handbook on Horticulture Statistics 2014 releasedNew

The establishment of a comprehensive horticulture database is crucial for ensuring effective planning to facilitate a systematic development of the horticulture sector in the country. The data also helps in exploiting the huge export potential for the sector.

The present “Hand book on Horticulture Statistics” has been divided into seven different sections dealing with Socio-Economic indicators, Outlays and Expenditure under Horticulture activities, Area and Production of Horticulture crops, Prices and Arrivals, Export and Import of Horticulture Produce, Consumption of Horticulture crops and World Scenario.

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All Mobile Based Services Enabled through mKisan Portal of Ministry of Agriculture New

Mobile based services for farmers and other stakeholders being delivered through organisations, departments and offices of Central & State Govts down to the Block level (including State Agriculture Universities, Krishi Vigyan Kendras, Agro-Meteorological Field Units) have been brought together under a single umbrella viz. mKisan portal of the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India. The URL is mKisan Portal subsumes all mobile based initiatives in the field of Agriculture & allied sectors. It brings together SMS (both Push and Pull), Interactive Voice Response System, Unstructured Supplementary Services of Data or USSD (which is essentially Interactive SMS and can facilitate data entry and query on Web Portals without internet), Mobile Apps and Services. Further details of mKsan Portal can be seen at

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Administrative Approvals of Projects titled "Development of Surtable Technology for Increasing the Productivity of Pulses In Rice Fallows".

Administrative Approvals of Projects titled "Development of Surtable Technology for Increasing the Productivity of Pulses In Rice Fallows" and "Enzymatic pretreatment in the processing of pigeon pea" have been issued.

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What's New

Programme for Kharif Campaign 2015.New

The National Conference on Agriculture for Kharif Campaign, 2015 is scheduled to be held on 7th-8th April, 2015 under the Chairmanship of Secretary (A&C) at the National Agriculture Science Centre, Pusa Complex, ICAR, New Delhi.

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Operational Guidelines for Price Stabilisation Fund (PSF).New

mKisan-Unleashing the power of Mobile in the hands of Farmers.New

mKisan is an effective medium for providing timely knowledge inputs or advisories to the farming community,so as to increase their productivity and ensure best remunerations for their Produces.

Award Winning Photographs

Clarification on RFP document dt.20.03.2015 on engagement of TA for ATIFNew

Implementation of National Crop Insurance Programme(NCIP) during XII th PlanNew

Administrative Approval for implementation of National Agricultural Insurance Scheme (NAIS) on existing pattern during 2015-16New

Minimum Support Price(MSPs) of agricultural commodities from 2010-11 to 2014-15New

Advisory for horticultural crops under high moisture conditions due to rain during 1-2 March, 2015New

e-book showing achievements of DAC & DAHDFNew

Annual Report 2013-2014 of the Central Sector Scheme"Monitoring of Pesticides Residues at National Level"

The Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture had started a central sector scheme, “Monitoring of Pesticide Residues at National Level” in food commodities and environmental samples during 2005-06 with the participation of various laboratories representing Ministry of Agriculture, Indian Council of Agriculture Research, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Ministry of Environment and Forest, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Chemical and Fertilizer, Ministry of Commerce and State Agricultural Universities across the country.

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