NABARD helping farmers fine-tune agri-practices to overcome climate change

K M Dayashankar


PEDDAPALLI: The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has embarked upon an ambitious task of educating farmers with regard to fine-tuning their farming practices, right from selecting the type of crop, use of natural manure etc to overcome the vagaries of nature due to climate change.

As part of the campaign of educating the farmers under the Climate processing project, NABARD DDM P Ananth visited Arendha village in Manthani mandal of Peddapalli district on October 18, 2022.  Under the project, the NABARD was taking measures for the diversification of crops, helping farmers in pandals, taking up vegetable cultivation, solar electrification, fencing and grama panchayat lighting, manure management, use of the latest technology in farming and zero budget farming by using the organic manure and seeds developed by the farmers etc.

On this occasion, the DDM inspected the drip cultivation fields and also distributed mango saplings to a farmer. Later, he interacted with the farmers and the villagers. Watershed committee chairman Srinivas, committee members Janardhan, Mahender, Rajender, Yugander, Jana Vikas grameena abhivridhi samstha secretary Sampath Kumar, field staff Shekhar and others were also present.


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