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WORKS FOR 100 DAYS OF NEW GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT OF HORTICULTURE & SOIL CONSERVATION MANIPUR

Published on Thu, 29 Jun, 2017 New Initiative

INTRODUCTION OF ORGANIC FARMING TO 5000 FARMERS

 

The work is taken up under the Central Sector Scheme “Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North Eastern Region (MOVCDNER)” during the 12th plan period. The scheme is implemented by Manipur Organic Mission Agency (MOMA), Department of Horticulture & Soil Conservation, Manipur as lead agency in the state since 2015-16. It aims at promotion and production of certified organic commodities focusing on export oriented crops viz. Tamenglong Orange, Kachai Lemon, Pineapple, King Chilli, Ginger, Turmeric and Chakhao (Black Aromatic Rice). Under the scheme, a total area of 5000 ha had been covered out of which 2000 ha has been allotted for agriculture crop and 3000 ha for horticultural crops.

 

            Work taken up by MOMA under MOVCDNER has achieved 100 per cent during the stipulated time frame of 100 days of new Government.

 

Report on work done by Manipur Organic Mission Agency (MOMA) under “100 Days Programme”

 

 

A.    Cluster development/ Farmer Interest Group (FIGs) formation

Name of Commodity

Names of the districts

Nos. of Clusters / FIGs

Area targeted

(ha)

Remarks

Ginger

Ukhrul, Senapati, Churachandpur, Chandel, Kanpokpi and Thoubal

29

600

 

 

 

 

 

 

Achieved

Turmeric

Ukhrul, Senapati, Tamenglong, Churachandpur, Chandel, Kanpokpi and Thoubal

30

600

Pineapple

Churachandpur, Kangpokpi and Thoubal

26

600

Black aromatic  rice

Imphal East, Imphal West, Bishnupur, Thoubal

100

2000

Orange

Tamenglong, Senapati

15

400

Kachai lemon

Ukhrul

8

200

King Chilli

Ukhrul, Senapati, Tamenglong, Churachandpur,Kanpokpi and Thoubal

22

600

Total

 

230

5000 Ha

 

B.     Status of planting materials provided during 2016-17

Sl. no.

District

Crop

Area to be covered (in ha.)

Remarks

1.       

Ukhrul

Kachai lemon

200

100 % achieved

Ginger

100

Turmeric

100

King chilli

100

2.

Senapati

King chilli

325

Ginger

125

Turmeric

50

3.

Tamenglong

Tamenglong orange

375

King chilli

75

Turmeric

50

4.

Churachandpur

Pineapple

200

Ginger

100

Turmeric

100

King chilli

100

5.

Chandel

Ginger

250

Turmeric

250

6.

Kangpokpi Sadar Hills

+ Thoubal

Pineapple (Tbl + Kpi)

400

Turmeric (Kpi)

50

Ginger (Kpi)

25

Tamenglong orange (Kpi)

25

7.

IE, IW, Thoubal and Bishnupur

Black aromatic rice

2000

Funds already released to AgriDeptt.

(100 % achieved as per report submitted by Agri. Deptt.)

 

Total

 

5000

-

 

C.    Status of training programme conducted: 42nos of training programme conducted

 

D.    Status of organic certification 1st year: Organic scope certificate obtained for all the 7 (seven) crops viz. Ginger, Turmeric, Pineapple, Black aromatic rice, Orange, Kachai lemon, King Chilli

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