Punjab Start Promoting Cultivation of Organic Basmati RiceHome

K S Pannu, Managing Director, Punjab Agro Industrial Corporation said that "After the tremendous success of organic wheat, Punjab Agro is all set for organic basmati in the state". He said "After a favourable response from farmers, now basmati would be cultivated in Organic farms of various districts". He further said about 1,000 farmers are associated with Punjab Agro for organic farming.

The state government is going to establish an 'Organic Farming Board' to encouraging farmers for organic farming. He informed that "To sell organic produce along with milk and milk products, for this purpose shops will be allotted in cities and towns".

Source: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/