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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 Farmers’ Fair at Chakdi a grand success as more than 300 women farmers participate

Women dancing at Mahila Kishan Mela at Chakdi, The fair was organized by Yuva Jamshedpur,

Women dancing at Mahila Kishan Mela at Chakdi, The fair was organized by Yuva Jamshedpur (Pix: Uttam Acharjee).

Jamshedpur: Yuva Jamshedpur organized a Mahila Kisan Mela (Women Farmers’ Fair) in Chakdi village of Potka block in East Singhbhum district of the state of Jharkhand, India.

The fair was organized with the help of Global Greengrant Fund (GGF). In all, more than 300 women farmers participated in the fair.

More than 25 stalls were put up in the fair, which were displaying different agro products, handicraft, traditional seeds. Besides these, there were many stalls which exhibited the different micro enterprises and micro-businesses being run by women self-help groups, like goat rearing, vegetable farming, poultry, rice and wheat production and Mudhi (puffed rice) production etc. 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

Yuva imparts training in SRI method of paddy production in Chakri

Yuva imparted a training in SRI method of paddy production in Chakri, Potka. In all, 55 women farmers attended the training programme.

Jamshedpur: The social organization Youth Unity For Voluntary Action (YUVA) organized a training programme based on SRI (System of rice intensification) method of paddy production in Chakri, Potka.

The training programme was organized with the help of Global Green Fund (GGF) and Atma. In all 55 women farmers took active part in the training programme. Continue reading

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A simple telephone brings empowerment to poor villagers in Podahatu

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Jamshedpur: A mere Coin Box Telephone has brought a sea-change in the quality of life for the poor villagers of Porahatu village in Potka Block of East Singhbhum district. They are more empowered now, compared to their status a few … Continue reading

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Sensitization meet a grand success at Potka, Jamshedpur

As scheduled, a sensitization meeting on SRI method for paddy cultivation was held on July 18, 2010 in Podahatu village of Potka, East Singhbhum, Jharkhand by YUVA, Jamshedpur.

More than 40 farmers from 14 villages of Potka block attended this very important meet. It was the responsibility of the master trainer Mr. Bharat Singh Sardar to brief the farmers about the SRI technique and he did this very efficiently.

Mr. Sardar told the villagers that this technique requires less amount of water, while gives more than double yield of paddy crop.

Yuva co-ordinator Mr. Arup Kumar Mandal and Ms. Chanmani Sanwaiyan also briefed the farmers about the techniques of cultivating rice and using the latest inventions in agricultural science.

A list  of those farmers has also been prepared who are willing to use SRI method on their land for cultivating paddy.  All these farmers would be sent to Krishi Vigyan Kendra (Agricultural Science Centre) for further training. sri method.these farmers will be sent krishi vigyan kendra for further training.

The interest and fervour shown by the farmers ensured that this meeting was highly successful.