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CSV - 2016


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CSV - 2016

  1. 1. “CENTRE OF SCIENCE FOR VILLAGES” (CSV) CORE SUPPORT PROJECT: 2015 – 2020 SP/RD/052/2007 (G) Dr. Soham Pandya, Executive Director
  2. 2. NAME OF ORGANIZATION: “CENTRE OF SCIENCE FOR VILLAGES”, WARDHA  Contact person:  Dr. Soham Pandya, Executive Director  Date of Start of Core support (Under new system):  01st July 2015  Ongoing year:  2015 - 2016  Core Manpower in position:  Program Officer: Dr. Soham Pandya  Program Professional:  Mrs. Ratna Pandya (M. Sc.)  Mr. Sachin Kalwade (M.Sc., Ph.D)
  3. 3. APPROVED CORE ACTIVITIES I. Farm Activity A. Organic Farming Input i. Bio Manure ii. New or Innovative Crop B. Income Generating Activities i. Food Processing ii. Herbal Medicine Cultivation and Processing iii. Technology of NTFP Based Entrepreneurship Development iv. Handmade Paper and Board II. Non Farm Activity i. Evaluate Critical Parameters for Support to Entrepreneurs
  4. 4. METHODOLOGY  Participatory approach to evolve method of growing Crops in Organic Fashion  Application of Statistically Standard Methods  Location Map of project area  Areas of influence: village/block/district:  Technology being generated will be applicable in the Vidarbha area of Maharashtra Location Map of project area
  5. 5. FARM ACTIVITY Organic Farming Input: Bio Manure: Amrut Paani; BD 500; Earth Worms (Octochaetona serrata )
  6. 6. Organic Farming: Cotton; Pigeons' pea; Soy Bean; Wheat; Gram; Turmeric and Sugarcane FARM ACTIVITY
  7. 7. Farm Activity New or Innovative Crop  Midnapore Creeper (Rivea hypocretariformis):  Phalsa (Grewia subinaequalis):  Indian Kudzu (Pueraria tuberosa):  Papadi (Ventilagi denticuleta):
  8. 8. Income Generating Activities: Food Processing  Midnapore Creeper (Rivea hypocretariformis)  Phalsa (Grewia subinaequalis)  Indian Kudzu (Pueraria tuberosa)  Potato Yam (Dioscorea bulbifera)  Bhokar (Cordia rothii)
  9. 9. INCOME GENERATING ACTIVITIES: HERBAL MEDICINE CULTIVATION & PROCESSING  Gunja (Abrus precatorious)  Kalihari (Gloriosa superba) and  Kavach beej (Mucuna pruriens)
  10. 10. INCOME GENERATING ACTIVITIES: NON TIMBER FOREST PRODUCE  Bamboo (Dendrocalamus strictus): Bamboo a poor man’s timber; Food (Young shoots are Pickled, Shredded, used to make Murabba etc.)
  11. 11. INCOME GENERATING ACTIVITIES: NON TIMBER FOREST PRODUCE  Sindi (Phoenix sylvestris) Nira, is a refreshing drink used for making jiggery and sugar sap  The nutritive value of 8 or 226.72 grams of neera is given below.  Ph 7.2  Total sugar (gms) 28.8  Calcium (mgms) 35.4  Iron (mgms) 5.5  Phosphorus (mgms) 32.4  Thiamine (mg) 83.3  Riboflavin (mg) 83.3  Ascorbic acid (mgms) 12.2  Nicotinic acid (mg.) 674.1  Protein (mgms) 49.7  Calories 113.3
  12. 12. INCOME GENERATING ACTIVITIES: NON TIMBER FOREST PRODUCE  Fresh Fruits edible, Used to make jams and jellies  Leaves used for thatching, and for making mats, fans, baskets, bags, brooms, fishing nets, etc. Leaves lopped for fodder.  Wood used for temporary construction, bridges and piers and tent pegs.
  13. 13. APPROVED CORE ACTIVITIES VIS-À-VIS DELIVERABLES (WITH QUANTIFIABLE RESULTS)  Expertise developed for making A: Organic Farming Inputs  Standardizing methods of making and administering i) Amrut Pani ii) Biodynamic Preparation 500 and iii) Vermi compost.  B: New or Innovative Crops:  Methods are being evolved to Cultivate novel plant species  Income Generating Activities:  Food Processing for preservation, product diversification and value addition  Herbal Medicine Cultivation & Processing  Non Timber Forest Produce, Cultivation Collection and processing  Handmade Paper and Board: Expertise developed for extracting fibers and making papers and boards
  14. 14. APPROVED CORE ACTIVITIES VIS-À-VIS DELIVERABLES (WITH QUANTIFIABLE RESULTS)  Technologies developed and disseminated / innovations  Schedule for Nutrient Management in organic farming  Introduction of methods to grow and process new or innovative crops amongst farmers and entrepreneurs  Business model(s) developed  Models development process is in progress  Training programmes/workshops organized  A workshop in association with RuTAG, IITM was organized for innovators of technologies from the district  Technology benefits to society:  Benefits will be realized from 2018 onwards  Involvement of beneficiaries and local organizations  Technologies are developed in participatory manner
  15. 15. BUSINESS MODEL(S) / TECHNOLOGY PACKAGE TRANSFER / ADOPTION DETAILS WITH INDICATIVE ECONOMICS  Business Model I: Under development  Organic Method of Cultivation of Midnapur Creeper, a perennial liana. Expenses minimized  Yield Expected: 2 to 3 Kg / meter square = < 20 T biomass  Value in market @ Rs. 30/- per Kg = < Rs. 600 Thousand  Business Model II: Under development  Collection of Neera from Palm Tree  Yield 150 liters per tree per year  Number of trees on 1 hactare farm boundary = < 100  Value in market @ Rs. 50/- per liter = < 7,500/- per tree  Total turnover per hectare = 750 Thousand
  16. 16. IMPACT OF CORE ACTIVITIES  Technology flow & adoption (House hold / community/industrial level)  Technology and methodologies are being created at household and community level  Economic benefits  After transfer of technology beneficiaries will get economic benefit  Peoples empowerment (Technology user groups/ SHG etc)  Farmers Group and SHG members and tribal will get more value for their natural resources  Environmental impact benefits  Farmers will conserve biodiversity because it will be economically beneficial to them
  17. 17. IMPACT OF CORE ACTIVITIES (CONTD.)  Whether a micro-enterprise developed/likely to be developed  Farm Based & Forest Based household and group enterprises are being developed  Replication possibilities  Modules being developed will be replicated in every cluster of village and have impact throughout Vidarbha area  Direct & Indirect benefits at community level in last two/three yrs: Jobs created/micro-enterprise  The process of creating enterprises has just begun. In next couple of years many entrepreneurs will adopt the technology being created
  18. 18. FIELD VISIT BY DST EXPERT TEAM/REVIEW MEETINGS ATTENDED  Recommendations and follow up action in tabular form.  The Core group from CSV is attending the first review meeting
  19. 19. PUBLICATIONS  Publications (including papers, reports, softwares, manuals, brochures – to be circulated during GMCW):  Manuals will be made at the end of second year  Patent applied/ granted, if any:  Nil  Award/Recognition/State level intervention or outreach  Nil  Linkages with S&T institutions and/or other NGOs: IIT, Mumbai; VNIT, Nagpur; MGIRI, Wardha; R.B. Agriculture College, Wardha
  20. 20. WORK REMAINING TO BE DONE (CONSTRAINTS, INTERVENTION OF DST REQUESTED FOR)  Work related to following aspects will be carried out in second year of the project  Farm Activities:  Organic Farming  New or Innovative Crops:  Income Generating Activities:  Food Products of edible parts of selected plant:  Herbal Medicine cultivation and processing  Technologies & methodologies for NTFP based entrepreneurship development evolved  Handmade paper and boards:
  21. 21. THANK YOU