PGS - India Organic Certification Training Programme organized

2nd December, 2021, Ri-Bhoi

The ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Ri-Bhoi, Meghalaya organized an Awareness-cum-Training Programme on “Organic Certification Process under Participatory Guarantee System - India” today.

The Chief Guest, Dr. M. Mokidul Islam, Principal Scientist & Head, KVK, Ri-Bhoi emphasized on expediting the organic certification of products and land to enable the farmers in doubling their income by exporting the horticultural products.

Earlier, delivering the welcome address, Dr. Utpal Barua, SMS (Horticulture), ICAR-KVK, Ri-Bhoi urged the farmers to avail the benefits of Organic Certification through BRDC, Shillong and enhance profits through the selling of the horticultural products at better prices.

The programme registered participation by 40 farmers of Ginger and Pineapple Clusters under the Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana from Madan Nonglakhiat and Pahambir Them Village.

(Source: ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Ri-Bhoi, Meghalaya)