Development of storage forms of biopesticide prepared by low cost eco friendly methods: Testing and standardization through insect rearing laboratory and field trials

INTRODUCTION Under this DST supported project, several plants were examined and products of these plants were tested for their efficacy against different pests. This project was implemented during the period of September 2005 – August 2008. OBJECTIVES Setting up an Insect Rearing Laboratory where specifically identified insects of interest can be reared under laboratory conditions.…

Improving livelihoods of farmers through organic vegetable cultivation in the irrigated areas of Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu

INTRODUCTION This project for improving livelihoods of farmers through Organic Vegetable Cultivation with a package of organic and sustainable farming technologies was implemented in Dindigul district with the help of Sir Ratan Tata Trust, Mumbai under their Small Grants Programme during November 2007 – October 2008. OBJECTIVES The main objectives of the project were: To…

Improving the nutritional status of mid-day meals through organic kitchen gardens in Nagapattinam district of tamil nadu

INTRODUCTION This project supported by the Department of Science and Technology aimed to enhance the nutritional status of the mid-day meal in the selected schools of Nagapattinam district through organic kitchen gardening. This project was implemented during the period of June 2008 – June 2009. OBJECTIVES To improve the nutritional status of mid-day meals in…

Women’s Technology Park for promoting Organic Agriculture

This project supported by the Department of Science and Technology is in progress in Kancheepuram, Thiruvannamalai, Nagapattinam, Cuddalore, Thiruvarur and Ramanathapuram districts of Tamil Nadu from July 2013 onwards. WORK DONE UNDER THE PROJECT Detailed baseline survey has been conducted in Kancheepuram, Thiruvannamalai, Nagapattinam and Ramanathapuram districts. A total of 1400 women beneficiaries were selected…

Sustainable Organic Farming in Nagapattinam District

PROGRAMME FOR SUPPORTING SUSTAINABLE ORGANIC FARMING IN NAGAPATTINAM DISTRICT (NABARD UPNRM–PHASE II) The second phase of this project supported by NABARD is in progress in the Sirkazhi taluk of Nagapattinam district. The project is in progress with the components like – Procurement and sale of organic paddy seeds, procurement and sale of organic paddy, milling and sale of organic…