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Govt assistance in organic farming | Jitu Saikia

Start Date: 05-01-2021
End Date: 31-01-2024
Jitu Saikia and his friends have set up 'Majuli Agro-Hub' at Polongoni village in Majuli with support from Agriculture Dept. Having benefited from various Govt schemes, the group has motivated many others to give a shot at organic farming.
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BrahmDevYadav 2 days 17 hours ago

What is organic theory?
Organic theory is the idea that countries behave like organisms in that they seek nutrition to survive.

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BrahmDevYadav 2 days 17 hours ago

What are the types of organic agriculture?
Organic farming is divided into two types, namely:-
1.Integrated organic farming.
2.Pure organic farming.

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BrahmDevYadav 2 days 17 hours ago

What is zero budget based farming?
Zero Budget Natural Farming means raising crops without using any fertilizers and pesticides or any other external materials. The word Zero Budget refers to the zero cost of production of all crops.

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BrahmDevYadav 2 days 17 hours ago

What are the main features of organic farming?
1.Natural Livestock and Poultry Production.
2.Natural Crop Production.
3.Organic Weed and Pest Control.
4.Soil Management.
5.Buffer Zones and Record-Keeping.
6.Maintaining Ecological Balance.
7.Maintaining Fairness.

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BrahmDevYadav 2 days 17 hours ago

What are the basic principles of organic farming?
The Principles of Organic Agriculture are Health, Ecology , Fairness and Care.

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BrahmDevYadav 2 days 17 hours ago

What type of soil is found in Assam?
The soils of Assam can broadly be divided into four main groups i.e. alluvial soils, piedmont soils, hill soils and lateritic soils. The alluvial soils are extensively distributed over the Brahmaputra and Barak plain and are very fertile.

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BrahmDevYadav 2 days 17 hours ago

What is an organic state?
In order to make Sikkim an organic state, 75,000 hectares of land were converted into organic. The emphasis was laid on the use of organic instead of chemical i.e. chemical pesticides. In this action plan, the Sikkim government prohibited the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides.

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BrahmDevYadav 2 days 17 hours ago

What is meant by organic state?
The organic state theory is a school of thought that holds that states are more powerful than individuals. It advocates for a spirit of political collectivism because as an organism, the state determines the outcomes of its organs which are the people.

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BrahmDevYadav 2 days 17 hours ago

What is Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana?
The Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana was launched in 2015, it is an extended component of Soil Health Management under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme, National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture. PKVY aims at supporting and promoting organic farming, in turn resulting in improvement of soil health.

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BrahmDevYadav 2 days 17 hours ago

What are the benefits of organic farming?
Compared with conventional agriculture, organic farming uses fewer pesticides, reduces soil erosion, decreases nitrate leaching into groundwater and surface water and recycles animal wastes back into the farm.