Collective Farming News Bhaskar Bhau Somamalik does not migrate any more to Mumbai in search of work. In one rabi season, he earns about Rs 50,000. (Photo by Nidhi Jamwal) Not long ago, Diwali, the festival of lights, used to bring gloom to the family of Bhaskar Bhau Somamalik, a farmer from Khoch village in Mokhada taluka [...]

By | 2018-07-06T16:48:11+00:00 December 25th, 2016|Livelihood|0 Comments

Solar Lights Distribution Aine (Jawhar)

Aine is one of the remotest village in Jawhar Block. The plight of people to access water & electricity is unmatched. The Government Ashram School of Aine faces more challenging situation as they do not have premises of their own. Total strength of this residential school is 200 students out of which 50 girls stay [...]

By | 2018-07-06T16:48:13+00:00 December 25th, 2016|Livelihood|0 Comments

Replenishment of Solar Water for Students

Ashram Schools in tribal area are one of the important institutions to depart education with residential facilities. However due to lack of infrastructure students face difficulties. Aroehan observed that in many such schools Solar Water heaters are installed but not in operation for long time. It affects students for their regular cleanliness and hygiene. On [...]

By | 2018-07-06T16:48:13+00:00 December 3rd, 2016|Livelihood|0 Comments

Changing face of agriculture- Mokhada

Changing the face of agriculture in Mokhada Taluka   ‘It was like getting admission in the school for the first time and directly appearing for  S.S.C exam’ Reflections of a farmer, of Koch village on exporting vegetables to London!   Background : In India, agriculture is always considered as the mainstay of large number of [...]

By | 2018-07-06T16:48:15+00:00 July 1st, 2015|Livelihood|3 Comments

Transfer of technology to the farmers

Seed treatment- An efficient method to reduce the Cost of Production for Paddy cultivation  Introduction: Paddy seed treatment is a simple process of treating the old seeds of paddy with salt water solution such that the same set of seeds can be reused for cultivation. The process majorly helps the farmer in saving the cost [...]

By | 2018-07-06T16:48:15+00:00 July 1st, 2015|Livelihood|0 Comments

Adopting System of Rice Intensification

System of Rice Intensification technique in Mokhada About SRI: The System of Rice Intensification (SRI) is an agricultural methodology used to increase the productivity of rice, by changing the management of plants, soil, water and nutrients. Benefits of the SRI technique: Increased yields of 20-50% Reduction in seed requirement by 80-90% 50% less water [...]

By | 2018-07-06T16:48:15+00:00 June 27th, 2015|Livelihood, Livelihood|0 Comments