Training sessions on organic farming held at Jammu

JAMMU: Department of Horticulture in collaboration with Regional Centre of Organic Farming (RCOF), Government of India organized training programmes on Organic Farming here on Thursday.
Dr. Chander Shekhar, Junior Scientific Officer, Government of India at Regional Centre of Organic Farming, Kissan Bhawan, Panchkula, Haryana was the mentor and Prabh Dayal was the resource person from RCOF.
Director Horticulture, Bhawani Rakwal inaugurated the training programme for officers and progressive farmers for sensitizing them on the growing needs for adoption of Organic Farming practices. While stressing on the need of Organic Farming in present day scenario of unabated use of chemical fertilizers and plant protection chemicals, the novel way of clean and simple farming can lead to a good lifestyle, he said.