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Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Land Used for Organic FarmingOver 59 lakh hectares under Organic Farming across the country, Govt

Ministry of Agriculture &
Farmers Welfare

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Land Used for Organic Farming

Over 59 lakh hectares under Organic Farming across the country, Govt plans to add 6.5 lakh ha

Posted On: 26 JUL 2022 7:33PM by PIB Delhi

Government proposes to add 6.5 lakh ha area under organic farming in the country through dedicated scheme i.e. Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY) and Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North Eastern Region (MOVCDNER). At present, 59.12 lakh ha area has already been brought under organic farming as certified by National Programme for Organic Production (NPOP) and Participatory Guarantee System (PGS). India ranks at 4th place in terms of certified area globally as per the report published by Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) Statistics 2022.

Organic products are being exported, as per following details:

Major exports of organic products (past three years)

S. No

Country Name

2019-2020

2020-21

2021-22

Exported Qty.(In MT)

Value (In USD) million

Exported Qty.(In MT)

Value (In USD) million

Exported Qty. (In MT)

Value (In USD) million

  1.  

U.S.A.

376070.03

353.31

500935.95

557.79

186,339.21

326.15

  1.  

European Union

175674.41

250.99

267076.35

355.82

170,762.22

302.39

  1.  

CANADA

64225.71

46.62

69142.41

56.97

40,677.47

49.01

  1.  

GREAT BRITAIN

20844.14

19.54

30,221.77

41.57

  1.  

TURKEY

65.20

0.25

45.46

0.15

7,074.60

7.42

  1.  

SWITZERLAND

5192.01

9.63

3924.64

7.67

5,142.11

10.84

  1.  

VIETNAM

3270.25

1.66

3276.59

2.17

4,796.89

3.31

  1.  

ECUADOR

580.46

0.40

3708.05

2.92

4,172.44

5.09

  1.  

KOREA REPUBLIC

1292.16

1.39

4536.34

4.31

3,402.44

4.11

  1.  

ISRAEL

2531.74

2.54

4480.12

4.65

1,751.20

2.63

  1.  

AUSTRALIA

2357.29

6.99

2923.47

10.89

1,574.14

6.59

  1.  

NEW ZEALAND

1758.12

1.80

1855.59

3.39

970.25

2.11

  1.  

JAPAN

1368.73

2.70

611.32

2.59

478.82

2.86

  1.  

U.A.E.

735.04

2.11

1074.82

3.39

478.27

1.15

  1.  

CHINA

436.23

0.90

238.29

0.73

387.63

0.74

  1.  

SINGAPORE

390.16

5.83

348.05

0.75

311.51

0.8

  1.  

MALAYSIA

157.25

0.34

369.22

0.61

235.96

0.5

  1.  

SAUDI ARABIA

162.14

0.55

325.67

0.86

197.47

0.28

  1.  

THAILAND

75.57

0.24

200.98

0.55

185.13

0.37

  1.  

SRI LANKA

707.31

1.53

300.13

1.37

171.34

1.11

  1.  

BOLIVIA

154.00

0.14

218.98

0.29

135

0.18

  1.  

QATAR

252.97

0.38

241.22

0.48

111.56

0.19

  1.  

KUWAIT

186.38

2.40

203.33

0.38

106.66

0.21

  1.  

CHILE

60.70

0.07

87.95

0.31

87.24

0.32

  1.  

OMAN

176.77

0.40

209.31

0.4

84.26

0.12

  1.  

BAHRAIN

120.56

0.19

150.22

0.26

74.8

0.13

  1.  

RUSSIA

105.20

0.10

60.61

0.08

71.31

0.11

  1.  

FRENCH POLYNESIA

35.42

0.06

70.4

0.12

52.8

0.1

  1.  

GHANA

2.97

0.01

3.39

0.02

52.07

0.5

  1.  

MAURITIUS

27.80

0.09

94.19

0.23

39.85

0.1

  1.  

MEXICO

240.93

0.55

39

0.26

37.25

0.3

  1.  

BRAZIL

27.69

0.50

0.25

0

34.14

0.1

  1.  

HONG KONG

40.77

0.12

72.4

0.25

25.76

0.13

  1.  

PHILIPPINES

43.05

0.03

19.66

0.06

24.04

0.02

  1.  

GEORGIA

29.53

0.17

9.53

0.01

17.08

0.02

  1.  

EGYPT

4.59

0.04

25.33

0.21

9.48

0.07

  1.  

SOUTH AFRICA

21.07

0.13

32.55

0.2

8.18

0.06

  1.  

LEBANON

288.61

0.64

299.41

0.62

5.48

0.03

  1.  

MOROCCO

3.09

0.07

0.03

0

2.93

0.03

  1.  

NEPAL

32.01

0.06

0.35

0.01

1.7

0.03

Source: APEDA

Marketing and branding have been integral part of organic farming schemes. Assistance of Rs 6800/ ha under PKVY and Rs 5000/ ha under MOVCDNER are being provided for marketing, branding and trade. The details of brands developed under these Programmes in the country are as follows:

Brands under Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY), Brand name PKVY

States

Brand Name

Madhya Pradesh

Made in Mandla

Uttarakhand

Organic Uttarakhand

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Organic Product (TOP)

Maharashtra

Sahi organic, Nasik Organic & Gadchirrolia Organic Farming

Jharkhand

Jaivik Jharkhand , from the land of Jharkhand

Chhattisgarh

Aadim brand of Bhoomi Gadi FPO, Bastar Naturals

Punjab

Five Rivers

Tripura

Tripureshwari Fresh

Brands under Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North Eastern Region (MOVCDNER)

S.No.

Name of the State

Brand Name / Trademarks

1

Arunachal Pradesh

Organic Arunachal

2

Manipur

Organic Manipur

3

Mizoram

Mission Organic Mizoram

4

Nagaland

Naga Organic

5

Sikkim

Sikkim Organic

6

Meghalaya

O Megha

7

Tripura

Tripura Organic

8

Assam

Assam State Organic Mission Agency (ASOMA)

This information was given by the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

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