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Name : Genabhai Dargaji Patel
Village : Aagathana (Sarkari Golicha)
Block : Lakhani
District : Banaskatha
State : Gujarat Age: 53 years
Education : 12th Std. Arm: 5 Ha.
Contact No: 9925557177

Total 5500 trees of Pomegranate.

  • Panchamrut (cow urine + cow dung + Jaggery + pulses flour) and vermicompost is given to each tree every month as organic fertilizer
  • This produces red, shiny, big and good quality fruits.
  • Each tree is covered by bird net to protect fruits from birds
  • Farmers of Gujarat and Rajasthan have visited his farms.
  • Inspired from his farming, approximately 2.50 lakh trees were planted in neighboring villages.
  • Awarded with 'Krushi na Rishi Award Year-2009, “Rajasthan Haldiar Times Award and “Best ATMA
  • Farmers award” in the year of 2012.
  • He has been awarded the Padma Shri Award in the year of 2017 by the Government of India.

Story Source: http://agricoop.nic.in/recentinitiatives/101-success-stories-double-income-farmers

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