Sunday, 27 November 2022 | PNS | DEHRADUN
Clover Organic Private limited has been awarded by the Union Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar for helping more than 50 Farmer Producer Companies (FPCs) to adopt organic farming of crops, achieving the target of selling 18 metric tonnes of organic pineapple and 350 metric tonnes of organic ginger in the State of Mizoram and for outstanding contribution in the agriculture sector. Promoted by Clover and supported under MOVCDNER, Tuichangral FPC in Khawzawl district of Mizoram State was awarded the best FPC in the State on the occasion.
The ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare felicitated Clover Organic for its excellence and contribution in the field of agriculture under DOWBT at a function held recently in Pune. CEO of Tuichangral FPC, Vanlalremratpuia received the Best FPC from the Union minister. The company was motivated to work as a team, guided and supported by all the above agencies to fulfill an order of 18 MT of chemical free pineapple placed by a buyer from Haryana.
The award for Clover Organic was received by its CEO Sanjay Agarwal. Agarwal attributed it to the hard work of the farmers and the trust reposed by them in the organic process in the company and all other supporting agencies. Agarwal said that Clover Organic was established in the year 2008 keeping in mind the goal of providing maximum economic benefits to the farmers through the sale of their crops.The company has partnered with various State governments in the interest of farmers. Under the schemes like Mission Organic Value Chain Development, North Eastern Region, Farmer Producer Companies or Farmer Producer Organisations like National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Limited, North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation Limited, Uttar Pradesh Diversified Agriculture Support Project, Clover Organic is helping farmers in several Indian States in the entire value chain of farming. He further said that the company is registering its presence in five States– Mizoram, Manipur, Meghalaya, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh with 55 farmer producer companies and more than 40,000 registered farmers.