ONGC to support organic farming in Telangana

Oil and natural gas corporation limited (ONGC) has said that it is committed to enable organic farming in the country in line with the prime ministers goal of doubling farmers income by 2022 and reducing the carbon footprint.

The ONGC board has approved extending Rs 4 crore financial support to Ekalavya Foundation for construction of admin block, hostels for the students and other amenities at the foundations sprawling 100 acre land in Gingurti , Tandur Mandal.

ONGC, director (HR), DD Misra said Research and Training centre of Ekalavya Foundation, popularly known as ECOART, is in Gingurti village, Vikarabad Mandal in Telangana. This mandal is one of the most backward region in the region inhabited by SCs and STs.