32-year-old Pangi Vineeta bags YSR Achievement Award for maintaining soil in its natural form & her unwavering commitment to sustainable development and organic farm practices
Her home boasts two jujube fruit trees that, during the winter season, bear fruits she collects, employing organic preservation methods to create dried fruits for sale in the market.
Typically, when people pursue their dream careers, they often drop because of parental pressure, but Nethra’s ability to challenge these conventional expectations is what sets her apart.
Ravi said even those who completed their studies in IITs and business schools have engaged in organic farming.
But, in today’s world, a lot of people are unaware of what separates organic and inorganic farming. Even farmers are not ready to convert their agricultural land into organic farm.
According to official data, organic farming covered 30,092 hectares in 2014-2015, and it expanded by 2,000 hectares in 2015-2016.
The Gujarat government which has already developed its own organic farming strategy, appears to have failed to entice farmers to organic farming.
Advocating organic farming, Akshayakalpa is looking to restore the glory of agriculture, while placing the farmer at the centre of it all