Education programme for farmers in Andhra Pradesh

farmers-meetTo encourage farmers in Andhra Pradesh to cultivate guar as an alternative crop to the customarily grown groundnut, as it is financially more beneficial, the Chhaganlal Velji Charitable Trust organized and sponsored a farmer’s education programme.

125 farmers attended a half day programme on techniques of growing guar in Andhra Pradesh a area where guar is not traditionally grown by an authority in the field, Dr. D Kumar from the Central Arid Zone Research Institute.

Many farmers have successfully cultivated guar after this awareness and educational programme.