Bhubaneswar: FICCI FLO Bhubaneshwar Chapter yesterday organised a webinar on organic farming, its scope and opportunities.
CS Sunita Mohanty, Chairperson of FLO Bhubaneswar said, “Agriculture being the backbone of our economy, has been clearly proven during these trying times. So, learning organic and sustainable techniques is the only way for a safe future.”
Arun Sahoo, Minister for Agriculture & Farmers’ Empowerment, Govt of Odisha who was the key speaker in the meeting, spoke about various initiatives that the state government has taken to boost the agricultural sector in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sachin Suryakant Palkar, organic agriculture trainer and consultant, was present in the meeting as the chief guest. He highlighted the benefits of sustainable and integrated agriculture. He also suggested to learn and adopt better approaches to improve commercial farming.
The webinar was organised and moderated by Poonam Mohapatra, Vice Chair FLO Bhubaneswar.