Rs 25 crore for organic farming, says HP minister

UNA Himachal Pradesh Rural Development Minister Virender Kanwar on Tuesday said the state government was spending Rs 25 crore for the promotion of organic farming during the financial year.

Addressing farmers during a training workshop organised by the Agriculture Department on organic farming in Raipur Maidan panchayat of Bangana, the minister called upon farmers to diversify and cultivate oilseeds and pulses to enhance their farm income.