Ambitious project to produce
turmeric in Sagar
Around 600 self-help groups have taken up ambitious project
of producing turmeric in about 3000-acre in Sagar district of Bundelkhand region
in the state. Project of producing turmeric has been taken up on a large as
climate of Bundelkhand region has been found suitable for it.
initiative has been taken by District Poverty Initiative Project (DPIP). For
this, members of self-help groups were taken on exposure tour to Sangli in
Maharashtra and then through bank linkage, turmeric processing unit.
Through DPIP's efforts, preliminary work for turmeric
production was started by Seed Producers Autonomous Cooperative Society at
village Kharkhari in Sagar district. DPIP's Sagar District Project Manager
Harish Dube informed that turmeric farming has been started with the cooperation
of production groups in 25 villages under Devari, Kesli, Tada, Maharajpur and
Baroda Sagar clusters in the district.
Courtesy : Times of India