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Kerala Agriculture Department to form organic farming mission in 2022

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Initiative to assure manufacturing of secure meals, says Minister P. Prasad

The Agriculture division will give form to an organic farming mission in 2022 for guaranteeing manufacturing of secure meals, Minister for Agriculture P. Prasad has mentioned.

Food manufacturing in 2022 will give emphasis to the safety of well being, Mr. Prasad mentioned whereas briefing the media as a part of a two-day workshop on ‘Carbon Neutral Agriculture in Kerala’ organised by the Agriculture division on Thursday and Friday.

The division will give form to tasks aimed toward attaining carbon neutrality in the farm sector by together with the suggestions and options made on the workshop.

Farmers will likely be skilled in agricultural practices that assist cut back carbon emissions. Workshops will likely be held in all panchayats on the theme of carbon impartial agriculture, mentioned Mr. Prasad. The division additionally plans to introduce benchmarks on the unit degree (particular person farm holdings) as a part of assessing the emission ranges, he added.

Carbon stability

Experts who attended the workshop opined that an evaluation of carbon stability is step one in direction of attaining carbon-neutral farming in the State. How to go about decreasing carbon dioxide emissions varieties the second.

Prasant Kumar Swain, Additional Secretary, (Agriculture), the Government of India; State Finance Commission chairman S. M. Vijayanand; T. Vijay Kumar, Ex Officio Special Chief Secretary to Andhra Pradesh authorities (Natural Farming); State Planning Board members, consultants from numerous institutes, together with the Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi; Kerala Agricultural University and Forest Research Institute, Dehradun, attended the occasion.