National programme for organic production Current Affairs - 2020

Facts Box: India ranks first in Organic Farming

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare recently announced that India ranks first in Organic Farming. Also, India ranks ninth in terms of areas under Organic Farming. Highlights Sikkim was the first state in the world to become completely organic. The other states that have similar targets include Uttarakhand and Tripura. Measures by India to Read More…

National Organic Food Festival inaugurated in New Delhi

Ministry of Food Processing and Ministry of Women and Child Development jointly inaugurated the National Organic Food Festival in New Delhi. The festival aimed at strengthening organic food produce in the country. It also aimed at encouraging women entrepreneurs in manufacturing organic produce. Highlights More than 180 women entrepreneurs and self-help groups exhibited their organic Read More…

National programme for organic production

The Ministry of Industries and Commerce had initiated the National Programme for Organic Production (NPOP) to assist the organic producers to tap the market which is growing steadily in the both in domestic and export segments. Objectives of the National Programme for Organic Production (NPOP) The Ministry of Industries and Commerce is implementing the NPOP Read More…