Prakritik Kheti Khushshal Kissan Yojana launched by Himachal Pradesh government
The Prakritik Kheti Khushshal Kissan Yojana (PKKKY) was launched by the Himachal Pradesh government to promote organic / Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) system. It is in news recently because out of the total 3,226 panchayats in the state, 2,209 have been brought under the ambit of the scheme. Under the scheme, farmers has been provided training, necessary equipments, bio-pesticides, bio-insecticides, etc. The Natural farming is a technique of farming that requires no ploughing or tilting or use of chemical fertilizers.