Name of the Farmer : Sri. Sumant Kumar Singh
Address : Village-Barki Biwa Funk, Kurdeg
Ditrict : Simdega, State Jharkhand.
Phone No. : 09931866512
Contribution. : Refinement point-Innovation Point. His family members are producing organic rice and pulses. Since 1965 for their own use and over than their uses they sell out at high price in the market.
Description of farm Innovation. : Mr. Singh uses 60 acres of land for producing protected plant varities like Kasturi Bhog, Garur Bhog, Shyam
Zira (Chota dana), Shyam Zira(Bara dana)and Zira ful etc. He sells out excess from their use in the market @ Rs.50-60/Kg. They get the production on an average 14-15 kg/acre.
How the Innovation is best suited difficult(drought or Flood) situation. Drought situation-land situation (Low land).Soil colour is become black because of using only compost and no chemical fertilizers are using by them.
Simplicity of Innovation. Mr. Singh is preserving the germ plasms of plant verities.
Cost effectiveness of the Innovations/Practices developed. No extra cost is involved in this innovative ideas implementation Because composts come sout from dairy farming. Mr. Singh is having a herd of 10 cows and easily get compost .
Recognition for innovation. Recognition for innovation by Krishi Vigyan Kendra and Birsa Agricultural University,Kanke Ranchi.
Impact of Innovation. This innovation point must spead in large scale and we are going forward in this direction by giving them recognition in different platforms.
Sustainability of the Innovation. Now a days these types of innovation points must spread and appreciate to be a role model for other farmers. Scalability of Innovation.
Earlier Mr. Singh’s production was 25 q/hac and after shifting on organic farming they are getting 36-40 q/hac.
“Happy Family- Jharsim Family”
Name : Sri. Miku Nayak S/O Lt.Sawan Nayak,
Sri.Manoj Nayak S/O Sri. Jhalku Nayak,
Sri. Sudama Singh S/O Sri. Lenga Singh.
Address : Village-Bhaikhratoli,P.O.-Bano,Dist.Simdega
This Jharsim variety can provide higher supplementary income and nutrition through both egg and meat to rural/ tribal population of the state. Simdega is also named from Sim means hen and Dega means crossing distance in one step. It indicates the importance of poultry in livelihood of the people in Simdega district. The rural people particularly the tribal farmer’s rear desi breeds of poultry in their back yard. The egg laying capacity and meat yield is very low than the improved breeds. Through Krishi Vigyan Kendra till now we have distributed more than 600 Jharsim breeds of poultry in simdega district. In Simdega backyard farming with undescript breeds with an yearly production of 40-60 eggs/year. But by adopting these Jharsim poultry birds they are getting 130-145 eggs /year.Now they are demanding more and more chicks for rearing as well as shifting from undiscript birds to Jharsim birds because of their colours,eggs production , brooding behaviours, self defence from predators and most interesting part of body colour, growth and test which is as demanding as our desi. Rural youth and practicing farmers who were interested to establish broiler farming as income generation come in contact with Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Simdega Scientist for training and they trained as 15 days skill development training in poultry birds,breed,shed,feed management through locally available feed, types of diseases signs and symptoms of bacterial, feed born diseases and viral disease management they also visited Ranchi Veterinary Collage poultry farm and they shown their interest towards Jharsim variety. Through Ranchi Veterinary collage we make them possible to get three months old well grown and vaccinated chicks. They started with 50 chicks /family.
They are earning Rs. 4500 to 5000 / month from their backyard farming. Their childs are now getting standard education in a healthy and balanced mental status. These families are happy family now a day. Not only that, they are supplying chicks to other families as a resources person in field of supply, of chicks and experience about to start layer farms with Jharsim breed of Poultry. This plays a major role in alleviating protein deficiency and sustainability of rural economy. Backyard Poultry is a good occupation for the rural masses for economic sustainability and nutritional security among Rural Youth Some of the well to do family is in touch to start Jharsim poultry farm for layers. Therefore the Jharsim variety of poultry would be boon for the rural community of the district. Keeping in view the importance and adaptability of this variety, a project proposal has been framed in the benefit of farmers of the district.
Jharsuk - a doubling income source
Jharsuk variety can provide higher supplementary income and nutrition through both sell of piglets and meat to rural/ tribal population of the state. It indicates the importance of pig in livelihood of the people in Simdega district. The rural people particularly the tribal farmer’s rear desi breeds of pig in their back yard. The weight gain capacity and no. of piglets per sowing is less (4-6) than the improved breeds. In Simdega Pig farming with undescript breeds are in use, production of 4-6 piglets/year are common. But when Sri. Sushil Lugun,Bantoli, Bano,District. Simdega and Sri. Ulgulan Lugun,Bano,Simdega comes in contact with KVK, in the year 2009-10 and started pig farming with two female and one male of “T&D” breed now Jharsuk. Under the guidance of KVK, he started pig breeding farm and becomes supplier of Jharsuk piglets. With these Jharsuk pigs now they are getting 1.5 -2.0 lakhs from piglets. Sri Sushil Lugun is also rearing Charmukha and landrace breeds of pig. In each sowing these Jharsuk breeds giving 10-12 piglets and twice in a year. Rural youth and practicing farmers who were interested to establish pig farming as income generation come in contact with Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Simdega Scientist for training and they trained as 15 days skill development training in pig breeds, shed, feed management through locally available feed like ber,papaya,guller etc. types of diseases signs and symptoms of bacterial, feed born diseases and viral disease management they also visited Ranchi Veterinary Collage pig farm and they shown their interest towards Jharsuk variety. They are earning Rs. 1.5 to 2.0 / year from their pig farming. Their childs are now getting standard education in a healthy and balanced mental status. These families are happy family now days. Not only that, they are supplying piglets to other families as a resources person in field to start their own farms with Jharsuk Pigs. This plays a major role in doubling farmers income.
Safalta ki Kahani
Name : Sri. Prabhudan Kerketta.
Address : Village - Khuntitoli, Bhadra toli.
P.O. : Khunti toil.
A family of two brothers and their 12 childs were dependent on 16 acres of land. Their life’s were full of scarcity. They were unable to give basic education to their childs. Prabhudhan Kerketta’s 16 acre of land was earlier baron due to lack of irrigation facilities. But in due days he was noticed by an NGO run by Sri Ajit Kumar name of NGO Amar Jagriti Kendra. Prabhudhan Ji came in contact with Krishi Vigyan Kendra and ATMA, Simdega with combined effort. We provided him irrigation facilities like Nala, lift irrigation, micro irrigation and poly house. With these irrigation facilities he planted more than 250 Mango plants and getting more than 1 lakh in each season. Now producing vegetables like Cauliflower, Lady’s finger, cabbage, Tomato, filed pea, Carrot, Beans etc. throughout years Paddy, Wheat, Finger millets(Summer) Black gram, Pigeon pea, Green gram (Summer), Horse gram. He use to sell early crop in the market with good price. Groundnut in the market with starting price of Rs= 60/kg now from the last year planting Capsicum and Cabbage in poly house and selling these capsicum and other vegetables on good price throughout the year. He is getting Rs. 3-3.5 lakhs from his Agricultural farm in a year. He is also rearing 15 pigs of Jharsuk variety and getting more than – 2 lakh from selling piglets.
These irrigation facilities was turning point in the life’s of Khunti toli.