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India’s exports of organic farm products rose 51% in 2020-21

According to commerce secretary, Anup Wadhawan, exports of India’s organic farm products has increased to 51 percent in 2020-21 challenging the hiccups in supply chain amid covid-19. Highlights Outbound shipments of organic products have hit 1,040 million dollars in last fiscal as compared to 689 million dollars in 2020. Farm exports have increased over 17 ..




Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana

Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (Traditional Farming Improvement Programme) was launched in April, 2015 to support and promote organic farming and thereby improving soil health. This scheme encourages the farmers to adopt eco-friendly concept of cultivation and reduce their dependence on fertilizers and agricultural chemicals to improve yields. Background Successive governments in India have launched schemes ..