Q-Why in News?
A-The Government of India has launched the National Mission on Natural Farming (NMNF) as a separate and independent scheme to promote chemical-free and climate-smart agriculture.
Q- What is the National Mission on Natural Farming ?
A-The National Mission on Natural Farming (NMNF) has been formulated by upscaling the Bhartiya Prakritik Krishi Paddhati (BPKP) to promote natural farming across the country.
Q-What is Natural Farming?
A -Natural farming is a chemical-free farming method based on locally available resources.
Q - What is it’s Significance?
A - Ensures Better Health: As Natural Farming does not use any synthetic chemicals; health risks and hazards are eliminated.
Q- What are the Issues?
Other Initiatives to Promote Natural Farming: