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Chandigarh to host 'Women of India Organic Festival' this year
Chandigarh is going to host the 6th 'Women of India Organic Festival' at Leisure Valley from 12th to 14th January, stated a GOI release. The event has been held annually in New Delhi since 2015. For the first time, it is going to bring the joy of going organic to the evergreen Leisure Valley of Chandigarh, which is a continuum of gardens, added the release.

Organized by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, the event is meant 'to celebrate and promote women farmers and entrepreneurs in the organic sector from the remotest parts of India'. 

"The festival aims to encourage Indian women entrepreneurs and farmers to connect with more buyers and thus, empower them through financial inclusion, while promoting organic culture in India. Through this festival, the Ministry also aims to educate people about its various initiatives and schemes relating to women and children," said Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Union Minister for Women and Child Development in the release.

According to the release, over 100 women from all over India will become the epicentre of an organic extravaganza that will showcase over 1,000 varied organic products, including fabric, wellness, grains, seeds, jewellery, bakery items and a lot more. Visitors to the festival will also get to visit the food court, which promises to offer a wide variety of sumptuous delights. 

"With each year, the sales and footfalls at the Organic Festival have only increased, indicating a growing interest in organic produce," it is futher stated.

Chandigarh is going to host the 6th 'Women of India Organic Festival' at Leisure Valley from 12th to 14th January, stated a GOI release, Earlier, the event had been   held annually in New Delhi since 2015. For the first time, it is going to bring the joy of going organic to the evergreen Leisure Valley of Chandigarh, which is a continuum of gardens, added the release.

Organized by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, the event is meant 'to celebrate and promote women farmers and entrepreneurs in the organic sector from the remotest parts of India'.

"The festival aims to encourage Indian women entrepreneurs and farmers to connect with more buyers and thus, empower them through financial inclusion, while promoting organic culture in India. Through this festival, the Ministry also aims to educate people about its various initiatives and schemes relating to women and children," said Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Union Minister for Women and Child Development in the release.

According to the release, over 100 women from all over India will become the epicentre of an organic extravaganza that will showcase over 1,000 varied organic products, including fabric, wellness, grains, seeds, jewellery, bakery items and a lot more. Visitors to the festival will also get to visit the food court, which promises to offer a wide variety of sumptuous delights.

"With each year, the sales and footfalls at the Organic Festival have only increased, indicating a growing interest in organic produce," it is further stated.

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