Monday, September 25

Leh Agriculture Department organises awareness programme for organic farming

Leh: Department of Agriculture Leh in collaboration with Sikkim State Organic Certification Agency (SSOCA) organised an awareness programme cum training for village representatives on Adoption and Certification of organic farming under Mission Organic Development Initiative of Ladakh at DC Conference Hall today.
Founder, Ladakh Environment and Health Organisation (LEHO), Dr. Mohammed Deen who was the guest speaker emphasised that Ladakh as a region has a vast potential of becoming the major organic UT in the country.
He stressed that reviving agricultural practices is of utmost importance and to bring the decision taken into actions.
Scientist, DIHAR, Dr Tsering Stobdan also briefed about the program with a detailed presentation. He urged farmers to adopt organic farming practices as a sustainable means of livelihood and income generation.
The program was also attended by CAO Leh; DAO Leh; Officers/officials of Agriculture Department and village representatives from various blocks.

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