Manipur CM Inaugurates National Seminar-cum-Workshop On “Sustainable Agriculture & Organic Farming”

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The Manipur Chief Minister – N. Biren Singh inaugurated the two-day-long National Seminar-cum-Workshop on “Sustainable Agriculture & Organic Farming: Health Hazards of Agro-Chemicals use in Food Production” on Wednesday at Court Hall of Manipur University.

Jointly organized by the Department of Economics, Manipur University & All Manipur Progressive Framers’ Association; this workshop aims to emphasize the significance to develop the chemical-free farming practices across the northeastern state.

The workshop has been sponsored by the Manipur Organic Mission Agency (MUMA); Mission Organic Value Chain Development for Northern Eastern Region(MOVCDNER) & the Directorate of Environment & Climate Change in collaboration with Central Agricultural University (CAU) Imphal; Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) – RC NEHR, Manipur Centre, Imphal; Department of Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services (AH&VS) & Department of Fisheries and Directorate of Health Services.

Taking to Twitter, the Manipur CM wrote “Inaugurated the National Seminar cum Workshop on Sustainable Agriculture and Organic Farming at MU. The state government is committed to encourage organic farming to make a successful transition to sustainable agriculture for the overall benefit of the people of Manipur.”

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