Naga farmer gets recognition for organic produce enterprise

Dimapur, Jan. 8: A farmer from Nagaland, Lanuakum Imchen, proprietor of ‘Cold Mountain,’ was awarded the 2018 Best India Organic farmer award for North and North East India on Dec. 28 at Hotel Hyatt Regency, in New Delhi. The award was presented by Krishna Raj, Union minister of state for Agriculture and Farmers welfare.
Imchen received the Best India Organic Farmer award for being actively involved in organic farming and contributing to the organic movement in the state and country. He has been promoting organic farming for the past five years. The award was given by Jaivik India Award and International Competence Centre for Organic Agriculture.