Sikkim becomes the first fully organic state of India

  1. With a population of around 6 lakhs, the state also known as the Land of Flower, will now be known for its Organic initiative too.
  2. Over the years around 75000 hectares of land in the state has been converted into certified organic farms.
  3. Following the guidelines as prescribed by National Programme for Organic Production.
  4. Within 1.24 million tonnes of organic production in the country around 80000 million is supplied by Sikkim alone.
  5. With this, Sikkim now joins hands with the organic states of the foreign countries like California, Wisconsin among others.
Organic Farming – Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojna (PKVY), NPOF etc.
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