Agartala: Tripura has been lauded for being the first modified bio-village in the country with the use of eco-friendly technology and optimum use of livestock, agriculture and allied, aqua support and non-renewable sources of energy.
The “Climate Group” – an international non-governmental research organization based in London – working across the country – recognized the eco-friendly technology used in Bio-Gram as one of 10 best practices in the world Is.
Taking charge of science and technology, Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma said on Saturday that Daspara village in Sipahijala district – a village of 64 families completely dependent on agriculture and fisheries – has converted into a nature-based lifestyle and livelihood. and reduced the use of chemical fertilizers. ,
Dev Varma said it is one of the five successful Bio-Villages 2.0 conceptualized in Tripura after the BJP-led government came to power and embraced Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s climate change mitigation effort.
Borkurbari, a remote tribal village under Charilam assembly constituency, which is ultimately represented by the Deputy Chief Minister, has emerged as the most successful model for enhancing the socio-economic status and transforming the livelihood of the entire population of 40 families restoring the ecology in the village. appeared in. level, he claimed.
Dev Varma said, “Tripura has already implemented the Bio-Village 2.0 component in 10 villages, where more than a thousand marginalized people have been trained for adaptive behavior of nature-based technology promoted by the Directorate of Biotechnology. were targeted to modify their lifestyle and livelihood,” Dev Varma said. ,
Officials said Tripura’s success has been recognized as one of the best practices for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Earlier, only organic farming was practiced in Bio-Villages, but Bio-Village 2.0 includes some other components like use of renewable energy.