Sankalp Se Siddhi –New India Manthan Programme (2017-22) organized for doubling the Farmers Income at KVK Dahigaon, Ahmednagar
Sankalp se siddhi programme for doubling the farmers income was organized by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Dahigaon, Ahmednagar in collaboration of Dyaneshwar Sugar Cooperative Factory and Bayer Crop Science on 24.08.17 at Sai Shraddha Lawns, Kukana, Taluka Newasa, Ahmednagar Maharashtra in the Hon’ble presence of renowned sugarcane specialist and Progressive farmer Krishi Bhushan Mr. Sanjeev Mane, Chief patron of Dyaneshwar Udyog Samooh Sri Narendra Ghule Patil, Shri Abhang Saheb Vice Chairman, Dyaneshwar Sugar Coperative Factory, Bhende, Managing Director of factory Sri Anil Pandit Shivale, General Manager factory Sri Kakasaheb Shinde and honble directors of factory.
Welcome address and outline of the programme was presented by Senior Scientist and Head Dr. S.S.Kaushik before the audience. He emphasized upon doubling the income of farmers by adopting innovative approach in sugarcane such as improved and latest varieties, spacing, use of culture, and application of growth promoters, in pulses and oilseeds he stressed upon short duration varieties and adoption of broad bed and furrows. In view of increasing use of agro chemical , he exhorted to go application of bio fertilizers, bio pesticides which will not only be helpful in minimizing the cost of cultivation but also will be helpful in ecological balance and also requested to the experts that the production technologies for field crops as well as horticultural and livestock management climate resilient technology in view of climate change and problem of insect pest especially most prominent insect i.e. white grub should be addressed during the lecture. A total of 1556 Farmers from 48 villages and 5 blocks participated in the proagramme. Sugarcane Specialist and Krishi Bhushan Mr. Sanjeev Mane told the farmers about new varieties viz. MS-10001, CO-86032, COVSI-8005 and application of basal dose, importance of spacing in sugarcane planting, organic manure application, use of biofertilizers, split application of fertilizers, plant physiology of sugarcane, rationing of sugarcane, how to get maximum recovery of sugar from sugarcane, how to get rid off from infestation of insect and disease in sugarcane. On the ocasssion of Shetakari Maelava farmers were exhibited the innovative technology of sugarcane production i.e. Sustainable Sugarcane Initiative (SSI) ,micro irrigation system viz. drip and subsurface irrigation, use of plant growth regulators and promoter in the various crops, preparation and production of organic manures , water soluble fertilizers and liquid fertilizers. Various private companies viz. Ag SRI Hyderabad, Bayer Crop Sciences, Dyaneshwar Sugar Cooperative Ltd, Bayer Crop Science, Shaktiman tractors etc demonstrated their technologies and tools and implements through exhibition by putting exhibition stall. Chief patron Shri Narendra Ghule Patil also addressed the gathering. Vote of thanks was offered by Sri Kakasaheb Shinde General Manager DSSK, Bhende. In the programme Mr. Sudhir Shinde, Taluka Agriculture Officer Newasa, Agriculture officer and supervisor , field staff of sugarcane factory and farmers participated . The programme hosted by Agriculture Extension Scientist Mr. Badadhe.