Under the initiative propelled by the Karnataka State Compost Development Corporation (KSCDC), over 600 tonnes of wet waste supplied by the citizens of Bengaluru was transformed into a whopping 4,306 tonnes of organic compost. This in turn was made available to the farmers at a subsidised cost. This will help them reap a better yield at comparatively lower prices.
With apprehensions of rapid urbanisation & massive infrastructure projects taking a toll on natural resources, this can be seen as a great example of backward integration where cities are able to contribute positively to the agricultural economy of the country.
Source: Times of India, September 5th 2017