MoRD and MoA&FW launch Natural Farming Initiative

  • Launched together by the Ministry of Rural Development and the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare.
  • It involves the training of Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana- National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY–NRLM)’s Krishi Sakhis.
  • To train and certify 50,000 Krishi Sakhis in a phased manner.
  • National Centre for Organic and Natural Farming (NCONF), a subordinate office of the MoA&FW as the Nodal institution.
  • The 5-day training course includes training modules prepared by NCONF and sent to the National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE) for the final review.
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