In which state India’s first Zinc fortified rice variety was launched, recently?
Scientists in Chhattisgarh have developed a high zinc-enriched variety of rice. The new paddy seed, called “Chhattisgarh Zinc Rice-1”, the first zinc biofortified rice variety in India. The new variety is expected to play a crucial role in fighting malnutrition in tribal-dominated Chhattisgarh where nearly seven lakh children are still malnourished. Reference