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Committee on zero budget natural farming soon: Governor

Press Trust of India  |  Dharamshala 

The will set up a committee to study the feasibility of zero budget natural farming, said today.

"Recommendation of the committee will be followed so that Himachal becomes natural farming state in the countrywithin next four years," he said while while presiding over a meeting at in Palampur.

Role of the agriculture university will be crucial in this field to carry forward the criticalreform in the sector.

The appreciated the efforts of scientists of the university in the field of natural farming and urged that they should take lead to make Himachal natural farming state after

He said that the past practice of and organic farming was not fit in present context.

"As far as is concerned, the products produced are harmful and poisonous and is also costly. Similarly, cost of production in organic farming is high and it absorbs more essential nutrients from soil therefore, zero budget natural farming is the best alternative for farming," Devvrat said.

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First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 21:10 IST