The three-day 6th ‘Women of India Organic Festival’ organised by The Ministry of Women and Child Development, Govt of India began today, at Leisure Valley, Sector-10, Chandigarh, to celebrate and promote women farmers and entrepreneurs in the organic sector from the remotest parts of India.
B.L. Sharma, Secretary, Women and Child Development, UT Chandigarh and Anuradha Chagti,Joint Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Govt. of India inaugurated the 6th edition of “Women of India Organic Festival”. addressing the gathering after the inauguration Shri B.L Sharma stressed the need for adopting and strengthening the organic farming for healthy, wealthy and environment-friendly lifestyle through a well- knit suitable marketing infrastructure with the backing of government, public and private partnership promoting entrepreneurship among women.
Smt. Anuradha Chagti said that as many as 72 stalls of organic products are put up in the festival by women farmers and entrepreneurs besides 19 organic food stalls in the food court. She said that next such festival will be held at Hyderabad.