The Gujarat government has taken a unique approach to rais awareness about chemical-free farming practises among students, parents, and the general public in order to make organic and natural farming more popular among the general public.
The state education department has announced that a special chapter on organic farming will be included in the syllabus for grades 9 through 12.
The education department has roped-in experts on natural farming practices to prepare the content of the chapter. According to the State Education Department, the goal is to raise awareness of natural farming and its benefits among students and parents.
The state education department has stated that a special chapter on organic farming will be added to the curriculum for grades 9 through 12.
State Education Minister Jitu Vaghani stated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has outlined a plan to rid Indian agriculture of dangerous chemical fertilizers while also protecting citizens’ health.
“The Gujarat government is emphasizing zero-budget farming, under which the government wants to encourage and promote natural farming,” said Vaghani, adding that incorporating a topic on organic farming into formal education will sensitize students at a young age and guide them toward chemical-free farming.
“The goal is to educate students and their parents about the dangers of using chemical fertilizers and insecticides. This will benefit the state by providing higher-quality agricultural products and improving citizens’ overall health” Vaghani stated.