Joint Secretary
Department of Rural Development
Ministry of Rural Development
Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi



I would like to state that National Centre of Organic Farming is organizing Farmers’ Training and Field Demonstration programmes (FTFD) on organic farming in 205-2015 & 2016-2017 in various villages adopted by the Hon’ble Member of Parliaments under ‘Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana’, through its regional centres of organic farming located in different zones (Ghaziabad, Bengaluru, Panchakula, Nagpur, Jabalpur, Bhubaneshwar and Imphal) of the country.


The FTFD programmes will be conducted in total 593 Gram Panchayats identified under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (Lok Sabha-444 and Rajya Sabha-149) in two years i.e 300 villages during 2015-16 and 293 villages during 2016-17. Total 138 training programmes have been conducted in different Adarsh grams in which total 8744 farmers have been benefitted, till date.


 The tentative schedule of FTFD programmes is attached herewith for your kind information & necessary action. This centre will also send monthly calendar for FTFD in future & any representative of department may also attend the FTFD programme.


(Dr. Krishna Chandra)

Please find herewith the details of farmers' training conducted till 30.09.2015