Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY) was launched in 2015 as a sub-component of Soil Health Management (SHM) scheme under National Mission of Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA). The scheme aims at development of sustainable models of organic farming through a mix of traditional wisdom and modern science to ensure long term soil fertility buildup, resource conservation and helps in climate change adapatation and mitigation. It primarily aims to increase soil fertility and thereby helps in production of healthy food through organic practices without the use of agro-chemicals.
The objective is to produce agricultural products free from chemicals and pesticides residues by adopting eco- friendly, low- cost technologies. Key Thrust areas of PKVY in promoting organic farming include the following:
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