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Aranya agricultural alternatives to enhance importance of permaculture in country

Hyderabad, Nov 25 (UNI) Ms Padma Koppula, CEO, Aranya Agricultural Alternatives on Saturday said that it was a great opportunity for Aranya Agricultural Alternatives to support the great cause of promoting permaculture in India.

Speaking at the 13th International Permaculture Convergence 2017, organised by Aranya Agricultural Alternatives, a Hyderabad based environmental and developmental NGO at the Prof Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University Auditorium, here Mr Padma said the International Permaculture Convergence has introduced a design system for creating sustainable human environments, to the Indian farmers.
Several practitioners, farmers, women, and the farming communities discussed and shared their ideas to revitalise and preserve the traditional farming practices.This conference also served as a platform to strategise about the future of the permaculture movement”, she said.

More than 1000 participants from over 62 countries participated in IPC India 2017 with an aim to increase and drive the society towards permaculture developments. The participants included the general public, policy makers, permaculture practitioners, representatives of the Permaculture community and many more.

The Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Governments each sponsored 100 farmers to be part of this knowledge sharing event. The event also saw farmers from other parts of India were invited on the event’s expense to have this unique experience of interacting with the permaculture activists from across the globe. The event featured talks, presentations, discussions, exhibition stalls for eco-friendly group and products, demonstrations of sustainable agricultural practices and workshops on building communities.
In addition, cultural performances were conducted in the evening to illustrate the rich tradition and culture of India.
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Jammu, Dec 17 (UNI) The state unit of BJP on Monday demanded resignation of All India Congress Committee (AICC) President Rahul Gandhi.

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17 Dec 2018 | 9:41 PM

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MPSC chief gives ultimatum to 'matka' operators

17 Dec 2018 | 9:41 PM

Nanded, Dec 17 (UNI) Former chief minister of Maharashtra and MPSC
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AP CM reviews devastation of Phethai cyclone

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17 Dec 2018 | 9:37 PM

Amaravati, Dec 17 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu reviewed the devastation created by Phethai cyclone in the Real Time Governance centre in the Secretariat here with officials here on Monday.

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Cyber police arrested cyber stalker

17 Dec 2018 | 9:37 PM

Hyderabad, Dec 17 (UNI) The Cyber Crime sleuths of Rachakonda have arrested a Cyber stalker Jatavath Rama Krishna, a private employee here on Monday.

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