Harish Rawat flags off 10 krishi raths
TNN | Oct 25, 2015,
DEHRADUN: In a move to boost organic farming, chief minister Harish Rawat on Sunday flagged off 10 agriculture chariots known as ” krishi rath” at Haldwani Forest Training Institute in Nainital district to promote organic farming. The aim to sensitize farmers about conserving soil fertility by avoiding fertilizers and other inorganic methods to increase crop yield. The programme is part of a week-long Krishi Mahotsav which commenced on Sunday.