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Pilot study on Zero Budget Natural Farming initiated at 4 locations: Narendra Singh Tomar

Union Agricultural Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Tuesday said that a study on Evaluation of Zero Budget Natural Farming practices in Basmati/ coarse rice-wheat system from Rabi Season 2017 has been initiated at 4 locations.Tomar gave this information in a written reply in Lok Sabha today. The Government has been promoting organic farming under the dedicated scheme of Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY) which encourages all kinds of chemical-free farming systems including Zero budget Natural Farming. The budget allocation for PKVY for 2019-20 is Rs 325 crores, an official release from the Ministry of Agriculture Farmers Welfare said. Indian Council of Agriculture Research through ICAR-Indian Institute of Farming Systems Research has initiated a study on Evaluation of Zero Budget Natural Farming practices in Basmati/ coarse rice-wheat system from Rabi Season 2017 at 4 locations namely Modipuram, Pantnagar, Ludhiyana, Kurukshetra, it said.The minister said that the ...


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