CSE-2019 | Prelims Daily Quiz 59


Q. India has been taking steps to improve production and consumption of millets. Consider the following statements in this context:

1. UN is to declare 2020 as the international year of millets.

2. In recent times, MSP of millets has decreased in India.

3. The headquarter of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is in Italy.


Select the correct statement/s using the code given below;

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 3 only

d) 3 only

  • FAO, a UN body, has approved India’s proposal to observe International Year of Millets in 2023.
  • The MSP of millets such as Jowar, Bajra and Ragi has been increased in 2018-19.
  • The headquarter of Food and Agriculture Organization(FAO) is in Rome, Italy, where 160th session of the FAO Council took place.