What is organic farming in Sikkim?
Keeping this in view, when did organic farming start in Sikkim?
Also, why Sikkim is called organic state? Sikkim became the first state in India to officially announce adoption of organic farming in the year 2003 to ensure long term sustenance of soil fertility, protection of environment and ecology, healthy living and decreasing the risk of health ailments. The transition has benefitted more than 66, 000 farming families.
Beside above, what is Sikkim Organic Mission?
SIKKIM ORGANIC MISSION - Policy Vision and Mission To implement the programmes of organic farming with a systematic approach to achieve the target set by the Govt. To develop and explore markets of Organic commodities. To make farming profitable, sustainable and environmentally acceptable.
Which state is organic farming?
Sikkim has formally become India's first fully organic state after it successfully implemented organic farming practices on around 75,000 hectares of agricultural land. Formal declaration in this regard was made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi after inaugurating the Sikkim Organic Festival 2016 in Gangtok, Sikkim.