Current Affairs - Agriculture & Allied Sector
The famous Hathei Chilli and Tamenglong Orange of Manipur have received the Geographical Index (GI) tag.
- Manipur has been promoting these two produce by celebrating the Orange Festival every December and Sirarakhong Hathei festival every August for over a decade now.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare on 7th March 2021 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Central Silk Board under the Ministry of Textiles on a convergence model for the implementation of Agroforestry in the silk sector under the ongoing Sub-Mission on Agroforestry (SMAF) Scheme.
NITI Aayog has released the draft model Act and rules for states for regulation on conclusive land titling.