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Campaign to build pesticide-free province gains pace


14 March 2024  

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KARNALI: The Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives of Karnali province has continued its efforts to make Karnali an organic province.

In this connection, the province government has adopted the slogan ‘Whatever Karnali sells are valuable’.

Minister for Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives Bhim Prakash Sharma said the logo has identified that all types of crops and clothes produced here are organic products.

He further shared the federal government has been urged to provide subsidy to purchase organic pesticides laying special emphasis on building an organic province.

“The province government has taken initiative to organically authenticate the agricultural produce here”, he said, adding, “The pesticide-free week has also been completed recently”.

It has also imparted a message that the province government has sped up the campaign for building an organic province.

Secretary at the Ministry, Dr Narahari Prasad Ghimire, said the campaign to transform Karnali into an organic province was initiated in 2074 BS.

“The province government has already issued the Organic Agriculture Act, 2076 BS, the Agricultural Business Promotion Act, Regulations and Working Procedures to make Karnali an organic province”, he informed.

The secretary sought support from all stakeholders in this campaign launched by the government.

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Publish Date : 14 March 2024 10:56 AM

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