Lakshadweep turns into India’s 1st UT to be declared 100% Organic

The Ministry of Agriculture has declared Lakshadweep as India’s first Union Territory to change into 100 per cent natural. All farming exercise within the UT is carried out with out using artificial fertilisers and pesticides, which offers entry to safer meals decisions and making agriculture a extra environment-friendly exercise.

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Lakshadweep is second solely to Sikkim, which was India’s first state to be declared utterly natural. This comes after the UT obtained correct certifications and declarations beneath the Centre’s Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (natural farming enchancment programme).

Important takeaways for all aggressive exams:

  • Lakshadweep Island is the smallest Union Territory in India 36 Islands. Includes- 12 atolls, 3 reefs, 5 submerged banks, 10 inhabited islands.
  • Lakshadweep Capital: Kavaratti.
  • Lakshadweep Administrator: Praful Khoda Patel.
  • Praful K Patel is at the moment the Administrator of Dadra Nagar and Haveli and Daman & Diu. He has taken cost of Lakshadweep Administrator from 05th Dec 2020.

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