Noted social worker and retired professor in Economics Padma Shri Radhamohan passed away while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar. He was 78.
Bahraich: From being a village with a high unemployment rate, whose natives were heavily dependent on alcohol, to becoming a model for SRI (System of Rice Intensification) and organic farming,…
Lucknow: Organic farming will change the lives of crores of farmers in the state as Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is eyeing to make it a hub for the same. In the first phase, organic crops will be planted in a total of 68,000 hectare land in 63 districts across the state. All districts along with […]
Rourkela: Amid rapid degradation and pollution of natural resources of land and water, declining soil fertility, pesticide pollution and the problem of pest-resistance, farmers are now switching to alternative sustainable ways to conserve soil through organic farming. Setting example for farmers in Odisha, 77-year-old, Uday Chandra Patra from Rourkela, a retired mechanic, is now scripting […]
Gajapati: While mostly followed chemical intensive farming practices and increased dependency on mechanical solutions have turned out to be profitable for short-term prospects but the realisation of its adverse impacts in the long run seems to have stirred a more likeness towards organic approach in agriculture. In Odisha, some farmers of Liligada and Merapalli panchayats […]
Bhubaneswar: With Odisha government seeking cooperation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for promoting organic farming and other activities, the UN body today formed a joint committee to identify specific areas of collaboration between the two. The joint committee was formed under chairmanship of Satya S Tripahy, senior advisor of the 2030-Agenda for […]