Programme on organic certification held at Taza

Gangtok, 23 Apr:

International Panaacea Limited, a Service Provider Agency under Sikkim Organic Mission, Government of Sikkim, organised a Gram Panchayat Unit level programme on ICS, organic certification and organic vegetable production at Taza, East Sikkim, informs a press release.

Vice president, Arjun Pathak explained about the organic method of farming and its process. He said being a progressive farmer from this GPU he is regularly maintaining organic standards. He urged to the farmers to grow more vegetables to fulfill the demand of consumers.

Pakyong Sub-Division In-Charge, IPL, Ramesh Sharma mentioned about the standard of Organic Certification and requirements for Internal Control System such as Aadhaar Card Number and Bank Account of each farmer which to be recorded in the documentation.

A demonstration on Herbal Spray (FPE) and Bottle Trap was presented by Phuchung Lepcha and Kulchandra Gautam, field functionaries of IPL for Namli GPU, East Pendam, the release mentions.

The programme was coordinated by field functionary, International Panaacea Limited, Mon Prashad Luitel. He thanked farmers, entire team of Taza GPU and field functionaries of IPL for the success of the programme.