Washim is one of the farmer's suicide prone district in Vidarbha. Yet farmer's are not aware of evil effects of climate change. Also basic farming practices most of the farmer's in area are not aware of. Few to quote are- lack of soil testing center, farmer's are unaware of government schemes and facilities, frequent draw-down of underground water table, distress to crop failure, etc.
1) This project will help the farmers to tackle with the present situation of farming in Vidarbha. 2) Provide the extension & other farming services like soil testing, plant protection service, seed processing, etc. 3) Arranging seminars, training events, campaigns on water harvesting, organic farming, government schemes, entrepreneurship development, etc. 4) Create gainful self-employment opportunities to unemployed agricultural graduates, agricultural diploma holders, etc.
To prepare expertise manpower and resources in area to tackle agriculture issues in Vidarbha Targeting farmer's Suicidal rate should be null Under water table raised considerably Number of farmers switched to organic farming Employment generation through agri-business or agri product processing
This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).
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