• search

Kerala announces Organic Agriculture policy

Posted By:
Subscribe to Oneindia News

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 23 (UNI) In an attempt to promote organic farming, the Kerala Cabinet today approved the Organic Agriculture policy of the state.

Briefing newspersons here after a Cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said the policy was introduced in the meeting by Agriculture Minister K R Gauri.

Official sources said the policy was announced in tune with the growing demand for organic farming products in the world market.

The Chief Minister said the Cabinet had also approved the draft Environment Policy of the state and it would be published to elicit the views of the public and experts in the field.

He said a techinical university would also be set up in the state to improve the quality of technical education. As many as 82 engineering colleges, 29 MCA colleges and 19 MBA colleges in the state would be brought under it.

UNI CR AA RR PM1440

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more