Farmer’s groups were formed in the 10 project villages under Bihpuriah Revenue Circle by the PAD and various social issues were also discussed in regarding farmers. In the meeting, the farmers showed their affinity and eagerness to do farming in various ways and for the upliftment of the village.
A total 10 groups were formed comprising of 20 farmers in each group. In the meeting PAD staff told them that every month the farmers should hold farmers group meeting in the village and the project staffs will guide and help them to hold the meetings. They also informed that the training will be provided to the farmers to inform about the organic farming, new plant species, new crops and different method of farming. After forming the group they had discussion on social issues in the village and how to address those issues.
One farmer from Bhalukuguri asked that, if the only 20 farmers are formed and will get the benefits and trainings, then what will happened to other farmers in the village. The project staffs explained to them that, in every training and every year the beneficiary farmer name will be changed. During the meeting the seasonal calendar were also prepared with the help local farmers.
The farmers groups are very happy that PAD helping them through this project for their development and shows their gratitude to them. After having discussion with the group members they thanks to them for giving their valuable time and with the vote of thanks meeting was end.