EXPERIENCES OF  Smt. MEENA DEVI District: Rudryaprayag, Uttarakhand
Name :  Smt. Meena Devi Age :  38 Years Education :  8 th  Pass Village :  Pathuli District :  Rudryaprayag Family members...
SRI Adoption - Variations Practices Conventional Method S.R.I Nursery size & seed requirement Size - 30m x 45m Seed - 2 kg...
Upscaling SRI Perceived Benefits <ul><li>Less seed and water  </li></ul><ul><li>Saving in time & human resources </li></ul...
Comparative Results Parameter Conventional S.R.I  Total number of tillers 11 24 Ave. plant height (cm) 98 123 Productive t...
SRI - Constraints & Lessons <ul><li>A. CONSTRAINTS </li></ul><ul><li>Water management in terraced and sloping land </li></...
Suggestions   <ul><li>Incentives  required in the form of weeders and markers </li></ul><ul><li>Sustained awareness buildi...
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0884 Experiences of Smt. Meena Devi. District: Rudryaprayag, Uttarakhand

  1. 1. EXPERIENCES OF Smt. MEENA DEVI District: Rudryaprayag, Uttarakhand
  2. 2. Name : Smt. Meena Devi Age : 38 Years Education : 8 th Pass Village : Pathuli District : Rudryaprayag Family members : 4 Primary occupation : Agriculture Total agriculture land : 0.44 ha (22 Nali) Extent of paddy land : 0.26 ha (13 Nali) Water source : Irrigation canal (kuhl) Profile
  3. 3. SRI Adoption - Variations Practices Conventional Method S.R.I Nursery size & seed requirement Size - 30m x 45m Seed - 2 kg/nali Size - 3m x 3m Seed - 250 gm/nali Field preparation Marker not used , and 4-6 persons are required during field preparation Marker used, and 1-2 persons are required during field preparation Transplantation No fixed spacing 10” x 10” (10 day-old seedlings are transplanted) Weeding Manual Weeder used three times Water management 4” to 6” water applied throughout Application of 1” to 1-1/2” water, rest drained Fertilizers/manure 240 kg fertilizer Panchgavya (255 gm), amrit ghol (1 l), Matka khad (4 l)
  4. 4. Upscaling SRI Perceived Benefits <ul><li>Less seed and water </li></ul><ul><li>Saving in time & human resources </li></ul><ul><li>Grain production double that of conventional method </li></ul><ul><li>Green fodder production 1.5 times more </li></ul><ul><li>Organic produce </li></ul>Parameters 2007 2008 SRI area 0.4 Nali (0.008 ha) 1.1 Nali (0.022 ha) Variety China Bara China Bara Grain yield 75 kg/ nali (37.5 Q/ha) 62.5 kg/ nali (31.25 Q/ha)
  5. 5. Comparative Results Parameter Conventional S.R.I Total number of tillers 11 24 Ave. plant height (cm) 98 123 Productive tillers 10 24 Ave. panicle length (cm) 18 23 No. of grains/panicle 90 145 Total output of grain 70 kg/nali (3.5 t/ha) 144 kg/nali (7.2 t/ha) Total output of straw 100 kg/nali (5.0 t/ha) 160 kg/nali (8.0 t/ha) Cost of cultivation (Rs.) Rs. 465/nali (Rs. 23,250/ha) Rs. 272/nali (Rs. 13,600/ha)
  6. 6. SRI - Constraints & Lessons <ul><li>A. CONSTRAINTS </li></ul><ul><li>Water management in terraced and sloping land </li></ul><ul><li>Difficulty in marker and weeder use in the first year </li></ul><ul><li>Water shortage during milking stage </li></ul><ul><li>LESSONS </li></ul><ul><li>Timely operations need to be undertaken </li></ul><ul><li>Mindset of farmers needs to be changed </li></ul><ul><li>Adequate numbers of equipment are required </li></ul>
  7. 7. Suggestions <ul><li>Incentives required in the form of weeders and markers </li></ul><ul><li>Sustained awareness building and capacity building required </li></ul><ul><li>Assured irrigation required during transplanting & milking stage </li></ul>
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