Incentive for T.N. farmers to grow organic vegetables

The State government has planned to incentivise farmers who grow vegetables through organic farming.

An incentive, ranging from ₹2,500 per hectare to ₹5,000 per hectare, will be offered, depending upon the crop. As many as 60,000 farmers will benefit. A sum of ₹15 crore has been set apart and a government order is expected to be issued shortly, according to an official in the State Agriculture department.