Organic agriculture is a production of Agricultural products free from chemical and pesticide residues by adopting eco-friendly low-cost technologies.


It is a component of soil health management (SHM)  of major project National mission of sustainable Agriculture (NMSA). Under PKVY organic farming is promoted through the adoption of the organic village by cluster approach and PGS (participatory guarantee system)


A. The cluster chosen for organic farming shall be 50 acres in extent and in as contiguous a form as possible. In order to facilitate this, the ceiling of subsidy that farmer is eligible shall be a maximum of one hectare and the total financial assistance eligible for a 50-acre cluster shall be a maximum of RS.10 (ten) lakhs for farmer members and RS.4.95 lakh for mobilization and PGS certification. of the total member of farmers in a cluster, a minimum of 65% marginal farmer should belong to small categories. Thus minimum criteria of inclusion should as far as practicable be fulfilled as cluster level and were not possible, it should be satisfied as Mandal/BLOCK/TALUKA or District level.

Appreciating Organic Farming



! Adoption of PGS certification through cluster approach- State Governments shall propose to Project sanctioning committee an action plan for a number of clusters for PGS certification

1.1 Mobilisation of farmers/local people to form clusters for PGS certification -for the adoption of organic farming through cluster approach under participatory Guarantee system (PGS) certification, assistance will be provided for a three-year term.

1.2 PGS certification and quality control

2. Adoption of the organic village for manure management and biological nitrogen harvesting through culture approach

2.1 Action plan for organic farming for one cluster-state government shall be provided assistance as Grant-in-Aid adoption organic villages

2.2 Integrated Manure Management 

2.3 Agriculture Implements

2.4 Packing, labeling, and Branding of organic products of cluster

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Mission organic value chain development for the northeastern region

Salient features

>Realizing the potential of organic farming in the northeastern region of the country Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer’s welfare has launched this central sector scheme.

>Department promotes organic farming in northeastern states.

>North eastern states of India will develop as an organic hub of India.

>Farmers interest group (FIG) /Farmers producer Companies (FPCs) will be equipped with the collection, aggregation,post-harvest process, and linking with market facilities.

>50,000 farmers will be benefited through value chain production, processing, marketing, and value chain support agencies.

>To enable the NE Region to evolve its own brand of organic produce.

>extremely rich Bio-diversity, valued options for a wide range of crops to explore

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