Ayush is a department of the Indian government that promotes alternative medicine systems such as Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy. Ayush is a department of the Indian government that promotes alternative medicine systems such as Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy. It aims to integrate these traditional systems of medicine with modern healthcare practices to provide holistic and comprehensive healthcare services to the people of India.
The Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, has emphasized the need to identify and document the vast number of indigenous livestock breeds in India to promote prosperity in the Agriculture and Animal Husbandry sector.
The Indian government has released funds worth Rs. 126.99 crores towards promoting the use of Kisan Drones by farmers, according to the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar.
The Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) scheme, implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare in all the States/UTs by respective State government departments, provides 50% of the maximum permissible cost for protected cultivation, including greenhouse farming.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has released the Second Advance Estimates of production of major crops for the agricultural year 2022-23. The total foodgrain production for the year is estimated to be a record 3235.54 Lakh Tonnes, which is higher than the previous year's production.
India’s agricultural and processed food product exports rose by 13% in the nine months of the current Financial Year 2022-23 (April-December) compared to the same period in the previous year, as reported by the Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics.
The Indian budget for Financial Year 2023-24 has allocated a significant amount of INR 2248.77 crore for the Department of Fisheries, marking a 38.45% increase from the previous year. The finance minister announced a new sub-scheme, Pradhan Mantri Matsya Kisan Samridhi Sah-Yojana (PM-MKSSY), aimed at enhancing the earnings and incomes of those in the fisheries sector.
Mechanization in Indian agriculture varies depending on crops grown, geographic conditions, and other factors. The Indian government promotes farm mechanization through the Centrally Sponsored Scheme “Sub-Mission on Agricultural Mechanization (SMAM)”
The Indian government has launched the National Mission on Natural Farming (NMNF) to promote natural farming practices throughout the country. The Department of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare (DA&FW) is providing training and resources through various institutes and a digital portal (naturalfarming.dac.gov.in) has been created to support farmers.