India’s only certified organic kiwi from Ziro Valley, Arunachal Pradesh, has been launched today at the National Tribal Festival known as ‘Aadi Mahotsav’ held in Dilli Hat, New Delhi. The presentation was held in collaboration with support from Government of Arunachal Pradesh and the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd..
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Pema Khandu, tweeted: “India’s only certified organic kiwi from #ZiroValley, #ArunachalPradesh is being launched at New Delhi. Venue: Dilli Haat Date: 27th November at 2PM Organized by #APAPLMB, Govt of Arunachal in collaboration with @nafedindia.”
Arunachal Pradesh is the first Indian state which obtained the organic certification of kiwifruit under the Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North East Region (MOVCD-NER) – a Central Government scheme undertaken for northeastern states.