Natural Fertilizers in India

Natural Fertilizers is catching over the world due to hazardous and over use of chemical fertilizers in the soil making it infertile over the years. Natural way of crop rotation and organic fertilizers will mitigate the damage. Some of the states in India, Sikkim and Uttaranchal have declared themselves as organic farming states and discourage chemical inputs in farming land. Further there are a host of NGO promoting and reviving age old practices in cultivation. Government of India have also set up initiatives like National Project onĀ Organic Farming (NPOF) scheme since October, 2004.

The project has different components like training programs, demonstrations, capacity building through service providers, setting up of organic input production units etc. Globally demand for organic foods are rising at 50% every year.

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