National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) – All you need to know

Updates * What is the National Health Protection Mission (NHPM)? NHPS is a health insurance scheme which seeks to provide insurance coverage to approximately 50 crore people (with focus on 10 crore poor and vulnerable families) of up to 5 lakh rupees per family per year against hospitalization expenses in secondary and tertiary care. It …

Precision Farming in India – Features, Merits, Demerits and Challenges

What is Precision Farming? Precision agriculture refers to the precise application of agricultural inputs with respect to soil, weather and crop need in order to improve productivity, quality, and profitability in agriculture. It is a modern agriculture practice involving the use of technology in agriculture like remote sensing, GPS and Geographical Information System (GIS) for …