Krishi UDAN 2.0 Launched

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  • October 29, 2021
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Krishi UDAN 2.0 Launched

Part of: Prelims and Mains GS-II: Global groupings

Context: Krishi UDAN 2.0 lays out the vision of

  • Improving value realization through better integration and optimization of Agri-harvesting and air transportation
  • Contributing to Agri-value chain sustainability and      resilience under different and dynamic conditions. 

Development of E-KUSHAL (Krishi Udaan for Sustainable Holistic Agri-Logistics): Proposed to develop a platform which will facilitate in information dissemination to all the stakeholders that will also assist in coordination, monitoring and evaluation of the scheme. Proposed convergence of E-Kushal with National Agriculture Market (e-NAM).

The model, A2A – Agriculture to Aviation: The convergence between the two sectors is possible because of 3 primary reasons – 

  • Evolutionary possible use of biofuel for aircraft in future, 
  • Use of drones in agriculture sector
  • Greater integration and value realisation of agricultural products through schemes like Krishi UDAN

News Source: PIB

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