National Conference on Sustainable Agriculture

January 18, 2016 0 Comments

Gangtok, Jan 17: Speaking at the inaugural of the National Conference on Sustainable Agriculture and Farmers Welfare at Chintan Bhawan, Gangtok today, the minister said Sikkim has taken steps for organic farming which can take a lead for others to learn.

The minister said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi several steps have been taken for improving agriculture and also focusing on the welfare of farmers.

The minister informed that while there were several crop insurance schemes running in the country that were fraught with multiple lacunae.