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Nel Jayaraman followed the footsteps of his late mentor Nammalvar and worked tirelessly to promote the cause of preserving native paddy seeds.
The Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University (ANGRAU) is offering a three-month certificate course at the colleges affiliated to the varsity in all the 13 districts state.
In a bid to make farming climate resilient, reduce farmers’ risks and enhance their income, the State Government has come up with Odisha Organic Farming Policy-2018.
Christened ‘Vallam Nira,’ the project is aimed at making the families in the block panchayat limits self-sufficient in vegetable farming and floriculture.
In Tamil Nadu too, environmental and agricultural experts have been urging the government to evolve its own policy for long.
At a time when people are increasingly health conscious, the movement to promote traditional farming methods in an organic way is gathering momentum.
Nammazhvar was instrumental in spreading awareness among villagers of Cauvery Delta belt about the adverse effects of extraction of methane and other kinds of hydrocarbon from paddy fields.
Recently, the CM had nominated 5 new members, including Kamala, to the panel
The government is planning a new policy to promote organic farming in states, which will be aimed at boosting exports in the agriculture sector.
Fertiliser consumption in India has witnessed a surge of nearly 25 times since mid-sixties as compared to three-fold increase in food grain production over the same period.