Sunday, February 15, 2015
Bolangir Farmer to receive Krishi Karman Award from PMon 19thFebruary2015
Bolangir Farmer to receive Krishi Karman Award from PM on 19th February 2015
Bolangir; Nirakara Dharua a farmer of BaadTelenPali ofKhuntpali GP in the Lower Suktel project area of Bolangir district is going to receive the Krishi Karman award from PM Narendra Modi on 19th February at Surathgarh,Rajsthan for achieving highest paddy production in the state.
The Bureau of Statistic carries out survey of villages and paddy field with participation of Agriculture Department on random basis and carries out “yield estimation crop cutting”.In 2013, they undertook the yield estimation crop cutting in the field of Nirakar Dharuaa in BadTelenPali,says an agriculture official.
In Kharif2013,Nirakar Dharuaa of BaadtelenPali had cultivated MTU-1001High yielding variety and achieved a production of 115quintal per Hectare. While the normal paddy yield of the district is 25.53kg, NirakarDharua by using SystemRice Intensification (SRI), line transplanting method and using bio-fertiliser, got a production of 45quitnals per Acre.
"We are proud of him. Let other farmers emulate him and achieve such record productions" says BolangirMP Kalikesh Narayan Singhdeo when contacted.