Bookmark Bookmark

KRISHIKARNA PROJECT

KRISHIKARNA PROJECT

Context

'Krishikarna', a project to promote hi-tech farming, is launched in Pallikkal panchayat of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

About the Project:

  • Mini polyhouse, which is a kind of greenhouse, will be built under the “Krishikarna” project.
  • It has been launched as a joint initiative of the National Society for Agricultural Horticulture (SAHS), the Sustainability Foundation and Qore3 Innovations.
  • A small polyhouse will be built on 2.5 cent land.
  • The estimated cost of each plastic house is Rs 2,35,000.
  • Aneesh N Raj won Kerala’s Best Hi-Tech Farmer Award and is also an agronomist of Qore3 who is executing Krishikarna’s innovations.

Why is this Project Significant?

  • Unprecedented climate changes have had a negative impact on Kerala’s agriculture. Hence, it is necessary to promote high-tech agricultural practices so that farmers can farm all year.

SAHS:

  • It is a government-recognized cooperative involved in promoting agricultural and gardening practices.

Sustainability Foundation:

  • It is a non-governmental organization based in Thiruvananthapuram, which promotes sustainable development.

Qore3 Innovations:

  • It is a start-up company that claims to provide “end-to-end support” for farms.
  • It has established more than 30 successful high-tech farms in Kerala.

You might be interested:

BRO HAS RESTORED CONNECTIVITY AT YALUNG-LAMANG ROAD IN ARUNACHAL PRADESH

BRO HAS RESTORED CONNECTIVITY AT YALUNG-LAMANG ROAD IN ARUNACHAL PRADESH Context On July 26-27, 2021, the Yarlung-Lamang road in Shi Yomi district of Arunachal Pradesh was breached at multiple locatio ...

2 months ago

780 NEW AIR TRAFFIC ROUTE UNDER UDAN

780 NEW AIR TRAFFIC ROUTE UNDER UDAN Context The Government of India (GOI) announced that it has approved 780 new air traffic routes under the UDAN regional air connectivity scheme. Jyotiraditya Scind ...

2 months ago

CORPAT BETWEEN INDIA AND INDONESIA

CORPAT BETWEEN INDIA AND INDONESIA Context The 36th edition of CORPAT between India and Indonesia is being conducted on 30 and 31 July 2021, in the Indian Ocean region (IOR). Participants in the Exerc ...

2 months ago

One Liners of the Day, 31 July 2021

Defence The 12th edition of exercise INDRA NAVY, a biennial bilateral maritime exercise between Indian Navy and Russian Navy was held in the _____ from 28 July to 29 July 2021 - Baltic Sea. The _____ ...

2 months ago

Daily News Digest:30 July 2021

ODF PLUS MANUALS UNDER SWACHH BHARAT MISSION (GRAMEEN) PHASE -2On 28th July 2021, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Minister of Jal Shakti, released the ODF Plus Manuals under Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) ...

2 months ago

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, CBSE AND INTEL LAUNCHED 'ÁI For All' INITIATIVE

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, CBSE AND INTEL LAUNCHED 'ÁI For All' INITIATIVE Context On 29th July 2021, Intel, in collaboration with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Ministry o ...

2 months ago

Provide your feedback on this article: