Capability of India to produce 140000 sq. km worth of land for organic farming in the next 3 years might be questioned but our nation surely has the potential to produce a land rich and fertile enough to support the ambition

In recent interesting news, it came to attention that the Government of India is planning to bring 14 million hectares or 1,40,000 square kilometres of land under organic farming by 2025. An ambitious project that accounts for almost 10 per cent of cultivable land in the country. The project aims at transforming this plowable land in the next three years. The Director of the National Centre for Organic and Natural Farming (NCOF) reported that currently, only 2 per cent of land is what falls under the definition of “cultivation friendly”.

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