7.AGRICULTURE

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PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme (PM Kisan Yojana)

Manifest Pedagogy As agriculture occupies popular national discourse especially at time of the elections, all issues such as msp, loan waivers, basic income for farmers, doubling farmers income and agricultural distress will be focus area for the exam. All schemes related to agriculture would be prominent and need to be...
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Mariculture

Manifest Pedagogy As India is the second most populous country, it suffers from hunger and hidden hunger. Mariculture and edible seaweeds act as an alternative source of energy. Mariculture is an interdisciplinary topic which can be asked in Environmental Geography, Economics and Energy Resources. This can be a probable question...
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GM crops in India

Manifest Pedagogy GM crops related issues can be asked both at the prelims and mains stage. At the prelims especially technology related like genes of which bacteria etc could be asked. At the mains the debate between increasing food production/productivity/nutritional improvement versus environmental issues involved would be important area of...
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Livestock Census

Manifest Pedagogy Given the huge increase in dairy and agriculture extension programmes in India, The livestock census will give a true picture of status of farmers in India. Also, the recently launched fisheries and Dairy development fund would be leveraged as a  scheme to further the cause of agriculture diversification...
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