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Vice President of India Calls for Promoting Zero-Budget Natural Farming

Vice President of India Calls for Promoting Zero-Budget Natural Farming

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The Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for promoting Zero-Budgeting in natural farming to make farming viable and sustainable. The Vice President has also called for innovative solutions to make farming profitable and the scaling up of such solutions. Shri Naidu made these statements as part of a National Consultation towards doubling farmers’ incomes and making agriculture profitable and sustainable. Also present during the National Consultation were the Governor of Himachal Pradesh Acharya Devvrat, Agricultural expert Shri Subhash Palekar and the Advisor (Agriculture) to Government of Andhra Pradesh Shri Vijay Kumar. Shri Acharya Devvrat briefed the Vice President on the best agri-practices adopted in Himachal Pradesh to improve the income of farmers. Shri S
Workshop on Farmers Welfare Through Traditional Organic Farming

Workshop on Farmers Welfare Through Traditional Organic Farming

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The Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh addressing the Workshop on “Ensuring Farmers Welfare through Traditional Organic Farming” in New Delhi on October 07, 2016. The Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Sudarshan Bhagat and other dignitaries are also seen. Shri Radha Mohan informed the participants of the workshop that the importance of organic farming has increased manifolds due to the impending crisis of a rapidly changing climate. It is because of this reason that the Government of India has launched the Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojna (PKVY) and Organic Value Added Development (OVCDNER) schemes under National Sustained Agriculture Mission. These are meant to promote organic farming in India. Shri Radha Mohan Sing

Invite to Join the Kisan Swaraj Yatra at Delhi

Kisan Swaraj Yatra is a pan-Indian outreach and mobilization effort to draw fresh attention of the nation to the continuing agrarian crisis in India. The Yatra, organized by ASHA (Alliance for Sustainable and Holistic Agriculture), a loose network of hundreds of organizations across the country, had set off on Gandhi Jayanti at Sabarmati Ashram and will now be reaching Rajghat on December 11th 2010. The Kisan Swaraj Yatra, which found a loud response with farmers and others all over the country so far, is calling for a comprehensive new path for Indian agriculture – a path that will provide livelihood and food security for our farmers, keep our soils alive, and our food and water poison-free. So far, scores of farmers and other citizens have traveled across the country with a messag

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