Sunday, 2 August 2015

Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana | Organic Farming

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Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (Traditional Farming Improvement Programme) ---> to support and promote organic farming and thereby improving soil health by encouraging farmers to adopt eco-friendly concept of cultivation and reduce fertilizers and chemicals use.

The Organic Farming Policy 2005 

  • was a sound regulation to promote technically-endowed, economical, environment-friendly, and socially acceptable use of natural resources in favour of organic agriculture. 
  • laid emphasis on soil health and fertility maintenance. 
  • by identification of areas and crops which are most suitable for organic agriculture 
  • setting up model organic farms. 
  • making use of traditional wisdom to promote such practices and making farmers aware 
  • natural resources like farm manure, poultry manure, urban compost, biogas slurry etc. --> main thrust area.
National Program on Organic Farming (ET)

[Ref: PIB]

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