About DBI…. Nabapallav constructed a DBI project in Bhainsadanivillage of Nuapada district in 2012. The project wassupported SD Tata Trust. A total of 8 .66 lakh rupees was spent includingtraining, supply of inputs and administrative costs Rs. 6,78,313 . 00 was spent specifically for constructionof the project.
What have we done for improvementof AgricultureThe Project created irrigation facility for 166 acres of dry land. Made drinking water available to 65 householdswithin 50 merit distance. Trained 200 farmers on use of improved agriculturaltechnology. Supplied high yielding seeds of maize andvegetables to 35 farmers. Provided technical support and guidance for use oftechnology to enhance agricultural production
Strengthening people’s Institutions Formed Producers’ Groups in 250 villages andsensitized them on agricultural issues. Formed a district level forum called Krushak SaktiSangathana (KSS) in Nuapada district. Raised farmers’ issue at district and state levels. An office of the KSS was established at Khariar whichoperates as a support centre for the farmers of the area.
Thrust Areas & Task Ahead Propagation of SRI and Package of Practice methods withinfarmers of Nuapada district. Motivate farmers for enhancement of area under pulses likeMung and Arhar during summer, where DBI project hasbeen taken up / will be taken up. Vegetable Cultivation is / will be taken up on priority basisto ensure nutritional security. The existing farmers groups / clubs will be strengthenedand new clubs will be formed. The Centre at Khariar will be developed as AgricultureInformation and support Centre.