System of Promoting Appropriate National Dynamism
for Agriculture and Nutrition
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Indian diets are largely based on cereal crops, but the scientists suggest that the currently favoured varieties are contributing to the country’s problems.

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The Union Cabinet has approved a hike in minimum support prices (MSPs) for kharif crops so that they are 50% higher than the cost of production, not including land costs.


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(FSSAI) has proposed stringent punishment of fine of Rs 10 lakh and imprisonment up to life term for those adulterating foodstuff.

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The UN Sustainable Development Goals 2018 report said that the number of hungry people in the world increased from 7.77 crore in 2015 to 8.15 crore in 2016.

Agriculture

Nutrition, health, agriculture on agenda for Governing Council meet

Health policies to be discussed include the Ayushman Bharat, the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Swasthya Suraksha Mission (PMRSSM), Poshan Mission, and Mission Indradhanush.

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Call for Papers: TCI-IFPRI-IEG Workshop

The conference aims to bring together academicians from India and abroad, policymakers, donor agencies, private firms and industry organizations, and civil society.

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Agriculture

NAFED increase the income of farmers

NAFED makes record procurement of 31.91 lakh metric tonnes of pulses and oilseeds in 2017-18 benefiting over 20 lakh farmers

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Food

Goa beats national average in serving midday meals

Goa’s coverage of students enrolled under midday meal scheme was between 85% and 92% over the last three years.

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