500 acres of land in village Tajoke sown with DSR method
Sehna / Barnala: Formal Gurpreet Singh from village Tajoke in Sehna block has turn out to be the flag bearer of save water marketing campaign by opting for direct sowing of paddy utilizing the newest methods and masking hundred % of his discipline’s space beneath this system. The village itself has round 500 acres of land sown utilizing the direct seeding methodology.
Gurpreet Singh is proprietor of 30 acres of land and has taken one other six happens on lease and has opted for direct sowing of paddy in one hundred pc of the space.
Gurpreet stated that earlier he used to domesticate paddy utilizing the conventional strategies however final time throughout the covid-19 he couldn’t get sufficient labour for transplanting paddy manually so he took to direct sowing of paddy.
Gurpreet ship that by opting for direct sowing of paddy he has not solely lower your expenses on labour but in addition save water and treasured time he added that his husband glorious this time which quantities to round 33 to 34 quintals per acre.
He added that in the first place Lazer land leveller is used to stage the labs after which utilizing DSR method the paddy is transplanted. He has purchased the DSR machine individually and it is subsidy is awaited. The farmers of this village are progressive and have introduced 500 acres land of village beneath DSR method.
Another farmer Buta Singh Tajoke (Dera Baba Nanak) has 26 acres of land. Last yr he had used DSR method in 10 acres of land, which can be 15 acres this season.
Chief Agriculture Officer Dr Charanjit Singh Kainth stated that following covid protocols, village stage camps and nukkad conferences had been held to advertise DSR method for paddy sowing.
Till now 19 particular camps have been held to advertise DSR method and division is conducting particular discipline visits to sensitize farmers.
He added that besides for the sandy soil, the medium class to heavy soil is really useful for DSR method.
Around 1.13 hectares of land is beneath paddy cultivation in district of which round 25000 to 30000 acres of land is anticipated to be beneath DSR (which is 20 % greater than final yr)
He stated that round 150 DSR machines had been being put to make use of in district for direct sowing of paddy. Last yr tremendous seeder, mulcher, and so forth got at a subsidy of Rs 15 cr. This yr garners have utilized on-line to get the subsidy.
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More farmers ought to step in sneakers of Gurpreet Singh, Deputy Commissioner
Deputy Commissioner Barnala Mr Tej Pratap Singh Phoolka appreciating stated that extra farmers ought to observe Gurpreet’s footsteps. He added that Gurpreet was saving mom earth and elevated his revenue at the identical time.