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Sweet Revolution

  • Posted By
    10Pointer
  • Categories
    Economy
  • Published
    12th Feb, 2021

Context

The government approved the allocation for Rs. 500 crores for the National Beekeeping & Honey Mission (NBHM) for three years (2020-21 to 2022-23) to achieve the goal of the sweet revolution.

National Beekeeping & Honey Mission (NBHM)

  • The mission aims for the overall promotion & development of scientific beekeeping in the country to achieve the goal of ‘Sweet Revolution’.
  • It is being implemented through National Bee Board (NBB).
  • It was announced as part of the AtmaNirbhar Bharat scheme.

Sweet Revolution

  • Itis a strategic step to emphasize the increase in honey production.
  • Significance:
  • Itwill be a major contributor to doubling the income of the farmers.
  • It will contribute towards AtmaNirbharAbhiyaan.

Other important revolutions

  • Pink Revolution: Revolution in the technologies used in the poultry and meat processing sector 
  • White Revolution:  Associated with a sharp increase in milk production 
  • Golden Revolution: Related to the production of honey and horticulture
  • Blue Revolution:For the growth of the aquaculture industry
  • Silver Revolution: Related to the immense growth of egg production
  • Green Revolution:Related to the Agriculture
  • Yellow Revolution: To increase the production of edible oil, especially mustard and sesame seeds