Union Government announced setting up of National Organic Farming Research Institute (NOFRI) in Sikkim

February 16, 2016 0 Comments

Union Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Minister, Radha Mohan Singh announced to establish a National Organic Farming Research Institute (NOFRI) at Gangtok, Sikkim on February 10, 2016. The announcement was made during 87th Annual General Meeting of Indian Council of Agricultural Research announced establishment of National Organic Farming Research Institute (NOFRI) at Gangtok, Sikkim. Sikkim has recently been declared as the first organic state in the country. In view of the advances made by the state in the field of organic farming, The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare gave approval to establish a National Organic Farming Research Institute (NOFRI) in Sikkim.