Bhopal : Governor Smt. Anandiben Patel has stated that the need for implementing the organic mission throughout the state. She said that in view of the natural form of the state, it should be expanded in every possible way. Governor Smt. Anandiben Patel was addressing a presentation programme focused on organic mission at Raj Bhavan.
During the presentation, Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the organic mission that focuses on increasing the income of farmers by reducing the cost of agriculture by using organic fertilizers in agriculture is commendable. Madhya Pradesh abounds in livestock in the country, we are third in milk production. Therefore, this mission will be helpful in fulfilling the goals of the Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh roadmap developed by the state government, as per the vision of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi
In the initial phase Chief Minister Shri Chouhan agreed to implement the project at Salariya Gaushala in Agar-Malwa. He said that the mission will be implemented in other gau-shalas in the state in a phased manner. Some villages of the state will be developed as Adarsh Organic Gram. This will help the villagers to adopt organic processes and they will also be aware of its benefits. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan stated the need to launch a public awareness campaign to discourage the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides in tribal and forest areas.
At the outset, Dr. Bharat J. Patel from Ahmedabad gave a presentation at Raj Bhavan on the project focused on reducing the cost of agriculture and increasing the income of farmers by using organic fertilizers. Dr. Patel is running the project in Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh to encourage the use of organic fertilizers by reducing the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Soil and forest conservation, green and renewable energy production and clean milk programmes are also part of this project. This project is also helpful in upgrading the rural economy and in controlling lifestyle related diseases like blood pressure, diabetes etc. Farmer-Welfare and Agriculture Minister Shri Kamal Patel, Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Shri Mahendra Singh Sisodia, Animal Husbandry Minister Shri Prem Singh Patel and officials of concerned departments were present on the occasion.