Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Unnat Krishi Shiksha Scheme – UPSC Prelims

Ministry/Department : Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
Aim: To develop the human resource in organic farming, natural farming and cow based economy for environmental sustenance and soil health.
  • Under the scheme 100 centres are opened with a fund of Rs.5.35 crore.
  • Objectives:
    • To build skilled Human Resource at village level who are relevant for development organic farming and sustainable agriculture.
    • Provide rural India with technical support in the field of Organic Farming or Natural Farming or Rural Economy or Sustainable Agriculture.
    • To extend other activities of this Yojana at village level through their established centres.
    • Implementation: Education wing of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research(ICAR).
Factual Information:
  • Started in 2016
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