Haryana to help set up training centre for organic farming: CM

Chandigarh, Feb 3 (PTI) Haryana government will provide all assistance for setting up of a centre to train farmers in organic farming at Gurukul, Kurukshetra.

This would also help them in enhancing their income, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said while addressing farmers at Swarna Jayanti Kisan Sammelan on organic farming at village Mirzapur, Kurukshetra today.

Khattar offered assistance after the announcement by Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Dev Vrat to set up the training centre, an official release said.

The Chief Minister said that state government had decided to bring 10 per cent of the total cultivable area under organic farming in the state, which is being done in a phased manner.