Kerala to expand organic veg cultivation

With the objective of attaining self-sufficiency in terms of vegetables, Kerala government is planning to bring in additional 50,000 hectares of land under organic vegetable cultivation.

Addressing a press meet here, state Agriculture Minister V S Sunil Kumar said the LDF governments plan is to expand farming by bringing in people of all sectors.

“The governments effort is to bring in additional 50,000 hectares of land under organic vegetable cultivation. Our aim is to attain self-sufficiency in terms of vegetables in the next three years,” he said.