It is though a doubtful vision of thinking a sustainable future in agriculture through organic farming

India along with the other third world countries at large had been practically following an organic agriculture till the 50’s decade (World organic agriculture & TSR report). In light of the previous statement, organic farming or agrarian practices may not be called as a new state of the art technology. In fact, any traditional farming practitioner will suggest the current trend of organic farming as the repeat of the history. Organic products are developed without the support of chemical based fertilisers and pesticides.

It is though a doubtful vision of thinking a sustainable future in agriculture through organic farming.

Globally only 1.1 per cent of agricultural land is under organic agriculture. The two third of organic growth is of grass to support livestock while the rest of agricultural land (only 33 per cent) produces products for direct human consumption (IFOM, United Nations and TSR).

It is also evident that organic farms have been found to have a crop yield of 20 per cent less than the conventional farms. Few other studies suggest that this yield may be as low as 50 per cent of total farming. India had also witnessed a decline in organic farming from the financial year 2011 to 2014 from 3.8 million tonnes to 1.24 million…