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Deputy CM Jishnu Dev Varma released Biovillage 2.0 Book

The Biovillage-2.0 project is a successful initiative of the state’s own initiative. This project is being successfully implemented in the state. Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma said this while unveiling a booklet on the BioVillage – 2.0 project of the Department of Biotechnology today.

The Deputy Chief Minister officially released three booklets at the Secretariat today afternoon. It also includes two brochures on the progress of the school-level DNA Club Project and the College Biotech Club.

Speaking to reporters after the release of the three booklets, Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma said that the Biovillage-2.0 project was specifically mentioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the Maan Ki Baat programme. The Prime Minister also praised the scheme of the state.

The Deputy Chief Minister also told the reporters that apart from organic farming, animal husbandry, fisheries, mushroom cultivation, people are benefiting from the use of solar energy in the biovillage.

12 villages in the state have been identified as pilot projects for biovillages. Already, an international organization called Climate Group has also given overall importance to this project.

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