Workshops for Farmers at Gwalior

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Training Program Completion and Certificate Distribution

Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Sharada Balgram, Gwalior, recently conducted 5 workshops  for farmers under the scheme “Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Unnat Krishi Shiksha Yojna” sponsored by Govt. of India. The  workshop was commenced from 2 March to 31 March 2017.

Modules covered during the workshops were:

Vermicomposting, Bee Keeping, Organic Farming, Zero Till Farming, Organic Fertilizers and Pesticides, Calf Rearing, Mushroom Farming, Horticulture, Agnihotra Homa and Panchgavya

Farmers, who under went training by experts in the workshops, have created their groups and are experimenting these techniques in their farmlands. They are also creating awareness among the fellow mates regarding improved techniques of farming.

On the eve of 11 May 2017,  Gwalior Ashrama organized the certificate distribution ceremony for the farmers. The chief guest for this event was Hon’ble Union Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar Ji, Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking Water, Sanitation, Swaccha Bharat, Government of India, New Delhi. Swami Nityajnananda, President Ramakrishna Ashrama, Kathmandu, Nepal was the Guest of Honor. Swami Raghavendrananda, Secretary Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Gwalior presided over the function.

The ceremony commenced by Rev. Swami Raghavendrananda by welcoming the guests.

Swami Supradiptananda briefed about the workshop and explained the benefits of Zero Till farming and how it can turn the dead crust of land into fruitful land. He also mentioned about Shri Chandrashekhar Bhadsavale ( from Karjat, Mumbai for his 40 years of hardship behind discovery of SRT Zero Till Farming. He also emphasized on the Agnihotra Homa Farming Technique which was used ages ago by our ancestors.

Swami Nityajnananda addressed the participants by reminding Swami Vivekananda’s words that the masses of which maximum are farmers, should be taken care of.  He congratulated them and wish them good luck for their future endeavor.

Hon’ble Union Minister in his speech encouraged the youth to experiment the techniques learned during the workshop in their farmlands and also help others to grow. He also emphasized that genuine farmers should enroll for the workshops so that utility of the workshops could be justified. He further added that Government along with the association with Ramakrishna Mission should plan for more social reforms activities for the welfare of common populace.

Among the participants, Shri Vinod Sahu, agricultural student from ITM, explained how he was benefited from the workshop and added that  his fellow friends started a foundation which is creating awareness and helping farmers to learn Mushroom Farming and Organic Farming.

One more participant, Shri B.L.Rana, has started experimenting advanced agricultural methods in half of his farmland. He added that government should try to encourage youths in agriculture as it is the need of time.


7 Responses to “Workshops for Farmers at Gwalior”

Rajesh kumar
October 30, 2017 Reply

Duck farming training intest me

Meheboob Alam
May 27, 2017 Reply

I want to training of khaki Campbell Duck farming. Please suggest if any course organize by this end. I’m from Malda, west Bengal

Contact RKM Morabadi, Ranchi.

bal mukund agarwal
May 13, 2017 Reply

Great oppournity for farmers they may get benifite from this workshop.they may apply all the techniques of the organic farming.Thanks to the team.

Dr. Praval Singh Chauhan
May 12, 2017 Reply

Congratulations to all the organizers and participants for successful completion of workshop…. My students from ITM University, Gwalior (M.P.) were also participated and delivered their experience there……hopefully … such type of workshops will also organized by organizers in near future.. Again congratulations….

Rashmi Agarwal
May 12, 2017 Reply

Congratulations to all the team members , participants and most revered Swamiji, for organizing such wonderful workshops.
This is definitely a progressive step towards achieving the long term goal of sustainable agriculture. Workshops like these will be instrumental in guiding our farmers towards best practices, along with incorporating an awareness -oriented approach in farming.

Smita Dubey
May 12, 2017 Reply

Great opportunity for farmers, they may get beniffited from this workshop… And hopefully they will apply all that techniques of organic farming which they learned from here.. Congratulations to the team…

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