Thursday, January 21, 2016

India’s first fully organic state

Sikkim,India’s landlocked state, has become the country’s first fully organic state.It successfully implemented organic farming practices on around 75,000 hectares of agricultural land.The Sikkim Organic Festival 2016 has been organised on the sidelines of the National Conference on Sustainable Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. On this occasion, PM also launched three new orchid species developed in Sikkim which is also known as the Land of Flowers viz. Cymbidium Sardar (named after Sardar Patel), Cymbidium Deen Dayal (named after Deen Dayal Upaddhyay) and Cymbidium Namo (named after Narendra Modi).

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