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Yuva Jamshedpur organizes ‘Mahila Haat’ in Chkari village

Optimized-Picture 034Jamshedpur: Yuva Jamshedpur, the leading social organization of Jamshedpur, organized a ‘Mahila Haat’ in Chakri village in Potka block of East Singhbhum district. Women members of different self-help groups exhibited and sold their agricultural products in this Mahila Haat. Continue reading

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Women peasants learn methods of sustainable farming in Radur village

Training for sustainable farming in Radur village

Training for sustainable farming in Radur village

Jamshedpur: Yuva Jamshedpur, in collaboration with Global Green Grant, organized a training programme on sustainable farming for women farmers in Radur village of Potka block in East Singhbhum.

The training programme was organized with the help from Global Green Grant. Those who took part in the training programme included members of Sugum Horen Mahila Samity, Rilamala Mahila Samity, Aagam Maskal Mahila Samity and Jaira Umbul Mahila Samity.

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Sabars take to kitchen gardening and eat vegetables too

Sabar farmer showing tomatoes grown in his kitchen garden. (Pix: Uttam Acharjee).

Sabar farmer showing tomatoes grown in his kitchen garden. (Pix: Uttam Acharjee).

Jamshedpur: Kitchen gardening has got a new meaning and a new bunch of adopters in Potka – the Sabars. The members of primitive Sabars are now growing vegetables at their kitchen garden at Dhengam and Krarkocha villages in Potka block of East Singhbhum district in Jharkhand and have already started showing some degree of expertise in gardening. Continue reading

Yuva Jamshedpur takes SHG members on exposure visit to Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi

SHG members taken on an exposure visit to Birsa Agriculture University, Ranchi by Yuva Jamshedpur.

SHG members taken on an exposure visit to Birsa Agriculture University, Ranchi by Yuva Jamshedpur. (Pix: Uttam Acharjee)

Jamshedpur: Yuva Jamshedpur volunteers have taken 22 representatives of different Self Helf Groups (SHGs) on exposure visits to Birsa Agricultural University for learning techniques of poultry and piggery. Continue reading

Farmers-scientists interface organized at Potka

Farmer-Scientist Interface by Yuva Jamshedpur

Yuva organized a Farmer-Scientist Interface at Potka, Jamshedpur

Jamshedpur:  A farmer-scientist interface programme was organized on December 3, 2012 at Potka. The scientists of Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Darisai, listened to the farmers’ problems and offered solutions to those problems. Farmers from more than 10 villages of the Potka area took part in the programme very enthusiastically. Continue reading

Ramu Sabar’s hard work turns into ashes

Ramu Sabar lost his paddy lot in fire

Ramu Sabar’s lot of paddy turned into ashes

Jamshedpur: Misfortune? Accident? Or some clever trick by someone? No one knows. But, the sudden turn of events have left Ramu Sabar, a resident of Tangrain village into a deep lurch. He has lost all that was supposed to support his and his family’s life.

Ramu Sabar of Tangrain village worked hard as a farmer. He had taken Akshay Munda’s land on rent for paddy farming. Akshay Munda too is a resident of the same village. Ram Sabar’s hard work bore fruits. He reaped around 50 mounds of paddy crop. He was happy. So were his family members. Continue reading

Yuva organizes Integrated Farming Training for women farmers at Darisai in Potka

Integrated farming training for women farmers at Darisai, Potka by Yuva Jamshedpur.

Integrated farming training for women farmers at Darisai, Potka by Yuva Jamshedpur.

Jamshedpur: A four-day integrated and sustainable agriculture training programme was organized for the women farmers of Potka at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Darisai, East Singhbhum. The training  programme started on October 8 and concluded on October 11, 2012. In all, 30 women farmers took part in the training programme. Continue reading