Centre urges NE farmers to go organic

SHILLONG: Union minister Parshottam Rupalaon Wednesday urged farmers of the North East to replicate the Sikkim model and engage in organic farming, assuring the region of all possible support in this regard.
The Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare said that the Centre has made efforts to encourage farmers of the region to take up organic farming practices.
Organic farming will help increase the income of the farmers, make agriculture more innovative besides boosting the overall production of the country, Rupala said.