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National Organic Food Festival inaugurated in New Delhi

The National Organic Food Festival was recently inaugurated in New Delhi by the Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani. ‘Unleashing India’s Organic Market Potential’ is the theme of the festival. Hundreds of woman entrepreneurs and different self-help groups (SHGs) from across the nation exhibit their ..

‘Organic food festival’ to be organised in New Delhi

The Ministry of Food Processing Industries in association with the Ministry of Women and Child Development is to organise ‘Organic food festival’ in New Delhi, in this month. The two Union ministries have recently signed an agreement in this regard. The festival is expected to assist the women entrepreneurs in organic food sector to connect ..

Rajasthan Launches Prachar Rath to Promote Organic Farming

Rajasthan Agriculture Minister Lal Chand Kataria flagged off a Prachar Rath to promote organic and zero budget natural farming (ZBNF) among the farmers. Prachar Rath The initiative aims to build awareness among the farmers about organic and ZBNF which reduces agricultural input costs, encourage the use of bio-fertilisers, replace pesticides with traditional material and give tips for ..

Chandigarh venue of 6th Women Of India Organic Festival 2019

The 6th ‘Women of India Organic Festival 2019 will be hosted by Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) at Leisure Valley in Chandigarh from 12th to 14th January to celebrate and promote women farmers and entrepreneurs in the organic sector from the remotest parts of India. The purpose of the festival is to encourage ..

New Delhi is venue of 5th edition of Women of India National Organic Festival 2018

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Minister for Women and Child Development will inaugurate the 5th edition of the Women of India Organic Festival on October 26 at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts in New Delhi to boost organic culture and promote Women Organic Farmers and Entrepreneurs. The 10- Days long Organic festival will have ..

The 5th edition of Women of India Organic Festival to be held in New Delhi

The 5th edition of the Women of India Organic Festival will be held from October 26 to November 4 at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts in New Delhi. It is being organised by the Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry to promote women organic farmers and entrepreneurs. The move aims to empower ..

Himachal Pradesh launches ‘Prakritik Kheti Khushhaal Kisaan Yojana’ to promote organic farming

The Himachal Pradesh government has launched the ‘Prakritik Kheti Khushhaal Kisaan Yojana’ to enhance agricultural income by adopting low-cost climate-resilient Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) system. Under the scheme farmers would be provided training, necessary equipments, bio-pesticides, bio-insecticides, etc. The purpose of the scheme is to promote organic farming in a big way and plans ..

India to host Organic World Congress (OWC) – 2017

The 19th edition of Organic World Congress (OWC- 2017) will be held at India Expo Centre in Greater Noida from Nov 9-11. The International Federation of Organic Farming Movements (IFOAM) and OAFI are organizing the event where 55 seeds group from 15 Indian states will showcase 4,000 varieties of seeds. It will see the participation ..