Plant breeder with a Story to tell

Plant breeder with a Story to tell

Nov. 1, 2022: The first day of November 2022 brought good news for Mavanji Pawar from Chowk, Valvenda in Jawhar, Palghar district of Maharashtra. His true breeder “Kamal” non-scented variety of rice (Oryza sativa L.), received the Plant Varieties Certificate of...
Green Fodder to the Rescue

Green Fodder to the Rescue

Rasilaben Bheraji from Khedasan village in Sabarkantha district, enrolled for the Utthan project supported by McCain Foods India Pvt. Ltd. With technical information on genetically improved variety of fodder BNH 10 and supported with 500 stem cuttings she initiated...
Wadi provides Hope

Wadi provides Hope

Yashwant, a resident of Shiroshi village in Jawhar, Palghar district and a father of two, inspite of owning 2 ha was forced to migrate to nearby cities of Palghar, Nashik and Mumbai. Realising that he could not continue this way, this fourth standard pass, enrolled...
Best Wadi Participant

Best Wadi Participant

Vinod Bhengra, a resident of Raidung village and a participant of the Wadi Programme funded under the NABARD – Tr i b a l Development Fund implemented at Torpa, Khunti district, was felicitated by the Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Shri. Hemant Soren on February...
Wadi inspires Others

Wadi inspires Others

Philips Hembrom from Barmanni village, Munger, struggled to support his large family comprising of his wife and five children from mining activity. He joined the wadi programme. His wadi comprises of mango, jackfruit, guava and papaya and vegetable crops such as...