DELHI – India’s authorities are considering a new digital ID system to help crack down on organic cotton fraud. Among other things, the new system would potentially weed out ‘fake farm groups’. A series of surprise visits by the authorities in recent months found there were no farmers present at some organic cotton farm groups. India’s agricultural export promotion body, APEDA, is now mulling an “Organic Aadhaar” for farmers engaged in organic farming under the National Program for Organic Production (NPOP) to “rule out any bogus enrolment.”
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