Which Indian state is first in the country to get certification for Kiwi under Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North East Region (MOVCD-NER)?
Answer with explanationAnswer: Option D
Arunachal Kiwi got organic certification for Kiwi under Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North East Region (MOVCD-NER). [MOVCD-NER is a scheme for the north-eastern states by the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare under the Central government.] Arunachal Pradesh is first in the country to get this certification for kiwi. These kiwis are grown Ziro Valley located in the Lower Subansiri district in Arunachal. An agricultural practice/product is considered organic when there are no chemical fertilisers or pesticides involved in its cultivation process. Such certifications can be obtained after scientific assessment done by Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA).