Governor of Maharashtra, Bhagat Singh Koshyari offered the ‘Krishi Bhushan 2019’ award for natural farming to progressive farmer Minesh Gadgil, who’s utilizing revolutionary agricultural strategies to make Panvel and Raigad proud. On the event of Maharashtra Day, a celebration was organized in Nashik the place the awards had been being distributed by the federal government.
Gadgil is a well-educated villager from Panvel taluka’s Gulsunde village. He had a ardour for agriculture regardless of being a really nicely younger man. And he started doing numerous agricultural experiments, finally establishing himself as an agricultural researcher and revolutionary farmer. He has often carried out numerous agricultural tasks. As a end result, he has obtained many honors prior to now.
“Excessive use of chemical fertilizers hurts land and human health,” said Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on the occasion, emphasizing the significance of chemical-free agriculture, just like that practiced in different nations. He went on to say that folks ought to settle for Gadgil’s idea of natural farming.
Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari of Maharashtra delivered Krishi Ratna, Krishi Bhushan, and different state-level agricultural honors in Nashik for the years 2017, 2018, and 2019.
Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray delivered a web-based tackle to the award-winning farmers. The occasion was attended by Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, Minister of Revenue Balasaheb Thorat, Deputy Speaker of the Vidhan Sabha Narhari Zirwal, Guardian Minister Chhagan Bhujbal, Minister of Horticulture Sandipan Bhumre, Minister of State Vishwajeet Kadam, and Principal Secretary Agriculture Eknath Dawale.
The Governor famous that Mumbai, Maharashtra is India’s monetary hub and that the state ought to intention to change into a giant agricultural state as nicely.
About Organic Farming: Pesticides, herbicides, and different poisonous chemical substances are used much less incessantly in natural farming, which washes away the principal soil natural world. Natural flora, bugs, birds, and animals will survive and be plentiful within the pure surroundings because of natural farming, sustaining the ecological stability.
Crop manufacturing makes use of various nutrient sources equivalent to crop rotation, residue administration, natural manures, and organic inputs.
Weed and pest management might be achieved by higher administration strategies, bodily and cultural strategies, and organic management techniques.
First printed on: 05 May 2022, 12:40 IST