Sustainable Agriculture

Editorial GS III Agriculture

Agricultural sustainability is intrinsically linked to food security, and therefore critical to India’s progress and socio-economic development. What are the challenges? One of the biggest c…

January 17, 2017 0 119

Big Data for the next green revolution

Editorial GS III Agriculture

What is big data? The term "big data" often refers simply to the use of predictive analytics, user behavior analytics, or certain other advanced data analytics methods that extract value …

January 14, 2017 0 200

Making Fertilizers cost effective

Editorial GS III Agriculture

What is the issue? Due to gas scarcity and the difficulty of gas pricing, fertilizer production in India does not inspire confidence for fresh investment. No fresh investment has happened for the …

January 11, 2017 0 219

Silk Self Reliance

Editorial GS III Agriculture

Why in news? The recent Union Budget announcement of a rise in customs duty on import of raw silk from five per cent to 15 per cent has brought cheer to silk farmers in the southern states.   H…

January 01, 2017 0 324