Agriculture

India: Government is Committed to Promote Organic Farming, Says Agriculture Minister

India: Government is Committed to Promote Organic Farming, Says Agriculture Minister

Agriculture, Economy, India
Ghaziabad (PIB News) --- Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Radha Mohan Singh said that in view of the importance of organic farming, with emphasis on sustainable production, food security and soil health, Central Government is committed to promote organic farming. Singh was speaking on the inauguration of the Agriculture fair based on Organic Farming here today. The Minister of Agriculture said that the Government is promoting organic farming across the country through the dedicated scheme of Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY) and Organic Value Chain Development for Northeast regions (OVCDNER under National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA). Singh said that Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana(PKVY) scheme is the first comprehensive plan based on a 20-hectare cluste...