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Farmer strikes gold with Salt Tolerant Wheat Variety: KRL 210

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Shri Surjeet Singh, a farmer known for his grassroots innovations, and producing quality seed lives in village Baras, Karnal.

Transforming the livelihood of tribal farmers of Nandurbar in Maharashtra through onion and garlic cultivation

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Onion and garlic are important commercial crops which can improve livelihood of farmers. They also play a crucial role in food and nutritional security of tribals. The tribal belt of Nandurbar in Maharashtra has congenial climatic conditions for production of onion and garlic at commercial level. But cultivation of these crops was limited to the kitchen garden before the initiation of Tribal Sub-Plan (TSP) in this area by ICAR- Directorate of Onion and Garlic Research, Rajgurunagar (ICAR-DOGR).

Rice Value Chain in PPP mode for increasing Farm income and Entrepreneurship

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Among the various approaches to increase farm income and promote entrepreneurship, the prospect of value chain is being advocated in agriculture and allied sectors. Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra , Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) (former Director, ICAR-NRRI) first made an attempt to operationalize in rice.

Community based solar lift irrigation system for prosperity of Tribals of Dangpura village of Sheopur district of Madhya Pradesh

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Madhya Pradesh state has a high proportion of schedule tribe population (23 % of total tribal population) in the country. The state is inhabited by the Gonds, Mariya, Bhil, Bhilala, Saharia and Kaul tribes. The Saharia tribal village Dangpura under Chetikhera panchayat of Vijaypur tehsil has 62 Saharia tribal families’ with total population of 415. Out of total 28.8 ha area of the village 26 ha is cultivated area. The entire village is inhabited by the marginal land holders in undulated topography and only 8% of agricultural land was irrigated through small diesel engine.

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