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Govt to bring 50,000 hectare under organic farming in NE region: Radha Mohan

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AMN / New Delhi

Government is planning to bring 50,000-hectare area under organic farming in the northeast region and till now, 45,863 hectares have been brought under organic farming, Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh said today.

Inaugurating Organic World Congress 2017 at India Expo Centre in Greater Noida, Mr Singh said India was one of the oldest organic agricultural nations of the world and a large part of the country still practices traditional organic farming.

The Agriculture Minister said currently, 22.5 lakh hectares have been brought under organic farming and 3,60,400 farmers have been benefited by Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana.

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