Hyderabad: Home Minister Mahamood Ali today called upon people to consume organic food to remain healthy and keep off diseases instead of eating junk food.
The Home Minister was speaking at the “Women of India Organic Festival at HICC here to be continued till February 10. TRS leader G Sudha Rani, Akkineni Amala, Manchu Lakshmi and others were present.
Speaking on the occasion, the Home Minister exhorted the people to shun junk food and eat organic food in order to remain healthy. The State Government will encourage organic farming in a big way and the Centre plans to focus on the same, he added. “In the present day conditions, we have to use the organic food and the State government has been implementing schemes for the benefit of the farmers in the State. He also claimed that the State government has earmarked Rs 12,000 crore for farmers for 2018-19.