The Ministry for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Government of India, has written to the Principal Secretary (Agriculture) of all the state governments on 26th July 2016 requesting them to make the arrangements from the government’s organic farming budget for farmers to participate in the Organic World Congress 2017.

The letter requests the Principal Secretaries to “activate / motivate / encourage organic farmers involved under the PKVY and MOECD & MR scheme and individual farmers who are involved in organic farming. Groups of such farmers may be sent to the Congress as exposure visit to familarise them with the recent developments in organic farming.”