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1251. 

Which state launched the Rice Knowledge Bank webportal to magnify knowledge on rice production technologies and techniques?

[A]. Assam
[B]. Maharashtra
[C]. Gujarat
[D]. Punjab

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Rice Knowledge Bank-Assam, which is an agriculture web portal is dedicated to magnify knowledge on rice production technologies and techniques, best production practices and state agriculture facts, was launched under World Bank funded project - Agri-business and Rural Transformation (APART). This portal is the repercussion of efforts of Assam Rural Infrastructure and Agricultural Services Society, Assam Agricultural University with technical assistance from International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). The motive behind this is to curtail the gap between research and on-field rice production practices for small-scale farmers in Assam.

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