niti aayog: Pure farming want of the hour, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Pure farming is the necessity of the hour, as the price of foodgrain manufacturing has elevated because of the usage of chemical substances and fertilisers, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant stated on Monday.

Addressing the ‘Nationwide Workshop on Modern Agriculture’ organised by NITI Aayog, Kant additional stated, India is now an exporter of wheat and rice.

“Pure farming is the necessity of the hour and it’s important that we determine scientific methods by means of which we are able to guarantee farmers can instantly profit from it, thereby growing their revenue,” he stated.

Kant added: “The price of manufacturing of foodgrain and greens rose because of extra use of chemical substances and fertilisers.”

The NITI Aayog CEO identified that because of inefficient provide chain and imperfect market linkages, India’s agriculture sector productiveness is much less.

Pure Farming is a chemical-free farming technique. It’s thought of as an agroecology-based diversified farming system which integrates crops, bushes and livestock with purposeful biodiversity.

Talking on the occasion, NITI Aayog member (Agriculture) Ramesh Chand stated there are numerous strategies of pure farming that may be adopted, comparable to natural farming, diversification and agroecological farming.

“By our shared experiences, it is essential to know the professionals and cons of every of the strategies,” he added.

Chand famous that it was simple to advertise chemical farming however it is going to be troublesome to advertise pure farming.

He noticed that India is able to select another of chemical farming because the nation is a food-surplus nation now.

NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar stated the time is ripe to encourage pure farming and share its advantages with the individuals at massive, particularly farmers.

“The shared experiences of states will assist construct a strong roadmap to undertake progressive agricultural practices within the nation,” Kumar added.
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