‘Let us first switch over to organic farming in rainfed area’

October 21, 2015

Implementation by the central and state governments of organic farming policies will be a fitting tribute to late Gandhian economist J.C. Kumarappa (JCK), according to G.S. Purushothaman, president, Organic Farming Organization (OFO), Vellore.

Speaking on `Organic Farming’ during a colloquium on `Ecological Economics of Dr. J.C. Kumarappa and its Relevance to India Today’,

Mr. Purushothaman said according to estimates that 121 hectares of agricultural area had been degraded due to soil erosion and use of chemicals.