“ Scale up of SRI & Sustainable Agriculture Project ”
SDTT & CWS-ORC
“ Jaivik SRI Samaj ” Jai SRI
Year of Establishment 26th January 1992
To build such a self-reliant society, free from hunger and exploitation, where everyone irrespective of caste, creed, sex and language have right to dignified means of livelihood and through collective action ensure socio-economic justice and ecological balance.
168 villages in 16 Gram Panchayats in Koraput & Nandapur Blocks of Koraput District
Forest dependent people’s network in 742 villages of 14 blocks of Koraput District in association with 30 Local NGOs/POs.
Promotion of SRI & Sustainable Agriculture in Blocks of Koraput District with 6 partner NGOs
Our Programme Themes
Facilitation and strengthening of People’s Organizations
Ensure food security through Natural Resource Management
Sustainable Agriculture through SRI & organic practices
Disaster Risk Reduction
Community Based Rehabilitation for PWDs.
SRI IN TRIBAL AREAS Issues Disaster Low productivity Migration Food insecurity
Lack of bargaining power Degraded land Investment capacity Lack of Purchasing power Crop failure Lack of irrigation Food Insecurity
Lack of education Voiceless Crop failure Indebtedness Poverty lack of employment opportunity Migration
Commercial plantation Hybrid seeds Irregular monsoon Use of chemical fertilizers & pesticides Small land holding lack of irrigation Low productivity
Experience in Organic SRI
ACTIVITIES Village meetings 1 st phase TOT's Video Show s 2 nd phase TOT's Farmers training on SRI Exposure visit of farmers
Practical Training on SA Training on SA Vermi compost unit Practical Training on SRI Up land SRI Practical Training Up land SRI Practical Training
Farmer counts tillers in SRI Weeding in SRI Planting SRI Central SRI nursery
Observation by DDA, Jeypore with other field Staff in SRI field’s Vist of RDC and District Collector, DAO & Sub Collector in SRI field areas Demonstration of planting Observation by Agronominist
District level Symposium on SRI Release of Booklet on Koraput farmers experience in SRI Awarded “SRI SAMMAN “ to progressive Jaivik SRI farmer couple Collector Koraput Addressing farmers Delegate of SRI SYMPOSIUM
Street play on organic farming Demonstration of local elite germ plasmas Media consultation on SRI & SA Block level interface of farmers with PRIs and line departments
Scale up of SRI in Koraput District Note: Beginning first experiment with 11 farmers in 5.5 acres land in Kharif 2006 we have spread the practice to 2348 farmers in 1020 acre land in Kharif 2010 . Planned for Rabi 900 farmers in 600 Acre.
Operational Area 14 Blocks of Koraput District Panchayats : 42/42 Villages : 200/188 Farmers : 3200/2348 (Old-1020, New- 1328) in Kharif . Planned for 900 farmers in Rabi Area : 1610/1020 in Kharif .Planned for 600 Acres in Rabi SRI & SA PROJECT ACTION AREA
Crop yield status of SRI farmers of Kharif 2010
Note: Kotpad -highest yield 22 Qntls. Lamtaput -lowest yield 4 Qntls. Average yields 17 Qnt. Per acre. In Jeypore block.
Participation of PRI and SHGs in SRI
Crop cutting In SRI
Research trial field in SRI
Lack of proper technology transfer
Irregular & erratic monsoon
Lack of assured irrigation
Small land holdings
Lack of investment in inputs for organic farming
Non availability of weeder and marker
Subsidy on chemical fertilizers by Govt.
Let us join hands for the cause of food security JAI SRI