India's organic cotton production will increase: Year 2020-21

India's organic cotton production will increase: Year 2020-21

16 February 2022, Mumbai:

India's organic cotton production has been steadily increasing! In 2020-21, production was 810,934 metric tonnes (MT), compared to 335,712 MT in 2019-20 and 312,876 MT in 2018-19.

In 2020-21, production climbed by 142% over the previous year. Madhya Pradesh is at the top of the list, with Maharashtra and Gujarat following closely after.

The same was reported to the Rajya Sabha (upper chamber) by Minister of State for Heavy Industries Krishan Pal Gurjar.

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Under the National Food Security Mission (NFSM), the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare is executing a cotton development initiative in 15 key cotton-growing states with the goal of increasing production and productivity.

The ICAR-Central Institute for Cotton Research (CICR) is conducting research to improve and enhance technology for organic cotton cultivation in the country. The government is also supporting organic farming through the Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana, which is a specific scheme (PKVY).


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*Figures mentioned in the above article have been sourced from PIB & Apparel Resources article.



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