Agriculture minister Surya Pratap Shahi on 8 th July, 2022 said that the state government had decided to begin cow-based organic farming in all the seven districts under the Bundelkhand region to popularize the concept in the entire state in the time to come. Addressing a press conference here, the minister said the government would spend ₹68 crore on promoting natural farming, encouraging and training farmers to adopt it in the Bundelkhand region so that they could grow toxin-free food grain and enhance their income besides getting rid of the stray cattle menace. “As per the ₹68 crore scheme forwarded to the Centre for approval, the cow-based farming will be started in all the 47 development blocks comprising seven districts in Bundelkhand, “the minister said.

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