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Sikkim IFFCO

Current context: Chief Minister of Sikkim Prem Singh Tamang laid down the foundation stone of two Integrated Processing Units of Sikkim Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Organics
Sikkim IFFCO
Limited, SIFFCO on 22nd Dec 19.
  • SIFFCO is a joint venture between the Government of Sikkim and IFFCO (the world's biggest fertilizer Cooperative).
  • The aim is to market and produce the organic produce of the country with its main focus on Sikkim and other north-eastern states of India.
  • Sikkim IFFCO will mainly operate in commercial crops that are ginger, turmeric, large cardamom and buckwheat.
  • The program will help take local produce of Sikkim in the international market and benefit farmers and local people of Sikkim.
  • Sikkim was the first fully organic state of the country where all farming is carried out without the use of synthetic fertilisers and pesticides.

Question: 

Q.1 Which is the first fully organic state of India?
a. Meghalaya
b. Assam
c. Sikkim
d. Tripura
Sikkim IFFCO Sikkim IFFCO Reviewed by Neha Verma on December 23, 2019 Rating: 5

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