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IFFCO begins construction of Food Processing Units in Sikkim

The Indian farmers fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) joint venture Sikkim IFFCO Organics Limited recently has started the construction work of food processing units in Sikkim. The project is to be completed by 2021. Highlights Under the project two Food Processing Units are to be constructed at a cost of Rs 50 crores. These food processing ..

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Sikkim wins FAO’s Future Policy Gold Award for 100% organic farming

Sikkim has won the Gold at the 2018 FAO’s Future Policy Award (FPA) for its achievement in becoming the world’s first totally organic agriculture state. All of its farmland is certified organic. At the same time, Sikkim’s approach reaches beyond organic production and has proven truly transformational for the state and its citizens. Uniquely, the ..

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National Certification “Indian Standards for Organic Textiles” (ISOT) to augment demand: Central Government

Objective of launching Indian Standards for Organic Textiles (ISOT): · To boost the demand for organic textiles in major markets, including Europe and Japan, the Union government launched National Certification Standards for organic textiles. · National Certification Standards to take over the long-standing position of the Global Organic Textiles standards (GOTS), which are private standards ..

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