“Lemon has changed my life. My standard revenue from lemons planted in 1.75 acres is Rs 6 lakh, while the cost of cultivation is around Rs 1-1.5 lakh.” – Abhishek Jain Abhishek Jain native of Bhilwara district of Rajasthan has been cultivating his ancestral land in Sangramgarh in since 2007. He has a total of 30 bighas of land, part ...

Motaram Sharma, a farmer who cultivates mushrooms in Sikar, Rajasthan, today became famous as ‘Mushroom King’. India is an agricultural country. Agriculture and its allied activities act as main source of livelihood for more than 80% population of rural India. It provides employment to approximately 52% of labor. Its contribution to Gross Domestic product (GDP) is between 14 to 15%. ...

Sulafat Moeedin, a 46-year-old resident of a village in Ernakulam district in Kerala, is doing organic farming in different ways on the roof of her house and from this produce, she earns up to 20 thousand rupees per month. It is common to grow vegetables on the terrace for your home’s needs. Nowadays many people are taking interest in terraced ...

Laxmikant Hibare a resident of Kalaburagi, in Karnataka, only have degree till 10th but that didn’t put an end to turning his ancestral land into a green haven. A land that lay desolate and barren 12 years ago is a lush green three-acre equity that Laxmikant Hibare (41) is incredibly proud of today. A citizen of Kalaburagi, in Karnataka, Laxmikant ...