Rinchui Raman

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Placed at:   West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Education: BSc. Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Kerala                                              Agricultural University

Prior work experience:  No work experience.
One key work during fellowship
Issue:

  • Farmers though possess indigenous knowledge of crop production; they lack in scientific skills and knowledge on backward as well as forward linkages in the market.
  • Lack of awareness of available government schemes, programmes and their entitlements.

What was done:

  • Documentation of good practices.
  • Bridging the gap between the farmers and the technical experts; providing training.
  • Fist phase Bio-fuel plantation in an extent of 50 Hectares, expanding it to 200 Hectares in 2016-17
  • Assisting the District Administration in developing Model Villages

Impact:

  • One farmer and two Cooperative Societies achieved Good Practices Award in the district level; One farmer achieved Good Practices Award in the State level.
  • Convergence of different line department was made possible in the Bio-fuel Plantation Project
  • The spirit and the importance of cooperation is instilled among the farmers.
  • Solid Liquid Resource Management in two places has taken its roots.
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