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National Organic Food Festival

National Organic Food Festival

Ministry of Food Processing and the Ministry of Women and Child Development jointly inaugurated the National Organic Food Festival in New Delhi.

Key Points:

  • This festival aimed to strengthening organic food produce in the country. Also, aimed at encouraging women entrepreneurs in manufacturing organic produce.
  • More than 180 women entrepreneurs and self-help groups exhibited their organic products at this festival. There was also an announcement at the festival that the organic sector is growing at a speed of 17% per year.
  • Govt has been taking many steps to export organic foods.
  • In order to achieve this, Jaivik Kheti Portal has been included in the agricultural budget this year. Out of the 2.8 lakh crore allocated for agriculture, a part is to be used for Jaivik Kheti scheme.

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