Tamil Nadu , Himachal Pradesh and Tripura chosen for KRISHI KARMAN AWARDS, 2015-16

Posted on:21 Apr 2017 17:10:20

Tamil Nadu , Himachal Pradesh and Tripura chosen for KRISHI KARMAN AWARDS, 2015-16
21 April 2017 Current Affairs GK:

  • The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has selected Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh and Tripura for the Krishi Karman awards for their record performance in the production of food grains during 2015-16.

  • Apart from these states, Meghalaya would get commendation prize for total food grain production and would be given a cash award of Rs 1 crore.

  • Tamil Nadu has been chosen in large category (production more than 10 million tonnes), Himachal Pradesh in medium category (1 to 10 million tonnes)

  • Tripura in small category (less than 1 million tonnes) . Tripura has been selected for the Krishi Karman Award 2015-16 for a commendable increase in food grain production in small category states.The state produced 825,000 tonnes of food grain in 2016. The state would also receive a cash award of Rs five crore.



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