Categories: Edu-Hour

Organic Farming University in Gujarat will boost India’s Organic farming sector, says Ravin Jhunjhunwala

The State Government of Gujarat is all geared up to set up India’s first university focusing on Organic Farming.  In order to promote organic farming a fund of Rs 10 crore has been earmarked for the university in the annual budget 2016-17 by the state government.  The University will exclusively focus on organic farming and research.

Chief Minister Anandiben Patel stated that, “Gujarat government has decided to set up country’s first university focusing organic farming. It is aimed to help farmers to switch to unconventional methods of farming. Farmers should now switch to organic farming and its ways from conventional method of farming.”

Talking about the Organic Farming base University, Orind chairman Ravin jhunjhunwala said that, “It is a great initiative by the state government which is likely to boost Organic farming sector in India. It’ll aid the farmers in adopting unconventional, up to date and state-of-the-art methods of farming. It will prove to be a great learning opportunity for the young aspirants. “

The government has not decided the location of the university till now. Ravin jhunjhunwala stated that the place near to agriculture Kamdhenu University in Gandhinagar district will prove to be an ideal location for setting up the university. State agriculture minister Babubhai Bokhiria highlighted that Gujarat is most suited for organic farming as a significant portion of agricultural land in the state is rain fed.  A cell is set up by the state government in order to ensure the implementation of its new organic farming policy and promoting organic farming.

Recent Posts

SORA by OpenAI Set to Revolutionize AI Video Generation

OpenAI, the builders of the famous chatbot ChatGPT, have launched SORA, a text-to-video generator model…

1 day ago

Supreme Court Strikes Down Electoral Bonds, Calls It Unconstitutional

In a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court of India struck down the 2018 Electoral Bonds…

5 days ago

Farmers Protests OR Political Gherao of the Capital?

Farmers Protests, New Delhi: One can see multiple layers of security barriers with concrete barricades,…

5 days ago

India Secures Big Diplomatic Win in Middle East: Underscores its Ability in Resolving International Disputes

In a move that is being seen as one of the biggest triumphs of Indian…

1 week ago

The Prospects of Renewable Energy in India

With a population of 170 crore people, India has a massive demand for energy to…

1 week ago

AAP Shortlists Four Candidates For Mayor Post

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) passed its budget for the financial year 2024-2025 on…

1 week ago