Pulses in India

Facts for Prelims (FFP)  Source: DTE Context: The Indian government has begun monitoring the stock levels of pulses in the country amidst concerns of a possible decrease in yield due to heavy rain and hailstorms in late March and early April. The total production of pulses in 2021-22 was 27.3 million tonnes and this year’s …

PM inaugurates the Global Millets (Shree Anna) Conference

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Issues relating to Poverty and Hunger   Source: PIB Context: At the inaugural edition of the global conference on millets, the PM of India spoke about how millets, considered to be “high-fibre foods”, are effective for health.   Background: Based on India’s proposal, the year 2023 was declared the International Year …