Sikkim-🇮🇳's 1⃣st Organic🌿 State

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After converting around 75,000 hectares of agricultural land🌾 into sustainable cultivation, Sikkim has become 🇮🇳's first fully organic🌿 state, as per Sikkim Organic Mission's executive director Dr. Anbalagan. He said🔈 that PM Modi would announce📢 it formally in a function in Gangtok on Jan 18th. It was in 2003 that the decision to convert Sikkim into a fully organic state👍 was taken by the Pawan Chamling Govt. Agricultural land🌾 was converted to organic land by following guidelines laid down by the National Programme for Organic Production👏. Organic cultivation is free of chemical pesticides & fertilizers☢ and will help in boosting soil health and a sustainable boost in production👏. It is also expected to boost tourism in the mountainous state🏔.

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