Cgarh made 11.23L MT of city compost during 2015-16: Centre

March 21, 2017 0 Comments

Chhattisgarh produced 11.23 lakh metric tonnes (MT) of city compost during 2015-16 being used as organic fertilizer, the Central Government has informed.

Notably, in the month of May last year, the Chhattisgarh Government has decided to establish composite production unit in vegetable markets of cities across the State for manufacturing organic fertilizer using fruits and vegetables.

State Urban Development Agency had issued directives to all 168 urban bodies to send information about the vegetable markets in respective areas, where significant amount of fruit-vegetable waste is found.

Notably, in February last year, the Chhattisgarh Government had also sent a proposal to the Central Government for setting up an Organic Farming Research Centre in the State.