KSRLPS Mission Director visit, Gubbi on 15th Mar 2014

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Sri D. V Swamy, IAS, Mission Director, KSRLPS visited one of the IDF's MKSP project area, Gubbi on 15th Mar 2014. He had a discussion with the SHG and JLG members of Hodalur village followed by a visit to an organic farm owned by Sri Shivkumar. The mission director interacted with the farmer on the various sustainable farming methods adapted in the farm.

Later he took part as an invitee, in the Sujeevana Federation Board of Trustees meeting at MKSP project office in Gubbi and observed the proceedings. He also visited the seed bank at the office.

IDF success stories

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IDF is implementing Tribal Development Fund project in Chellekere taluk Chitradurga Dist under the support of NABARD. The article is about the sucess story of a young farmer from Bomberahalli, whose life was transformed as a sustainable farmer through the guidance received from TDF project.

MKSP Street Play, Gubbi dated 5th to 10th May 2014

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To create awareness about MKSP project among the rural community, IDF, with the help of "Chirantana Kala Tanda" team organised street plays in 20 villages of Gubbi Taluk.

Hobby turned into additional source of income for farmer Lakshmi

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The article is a case study of Smt Lakshmi from Billepalya, Gubbi Tq who is a member of Venkateshwara IDF SHG since 2 years. She started rabbit rearing 4 years ago and continues to derive an additional source of income for her family. She expanded the activity with the help of her SHG savings and exposure visits from IDF. In her opinion, women farmers can generate reasonable income with minimum investment through such activities.

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Gandhi Krishi Vigyan Kendra Bangalore had organised a "Krishi Mela" from 19th Nov-21st Nov 2014. Various videos about MKSP project, seed planting, Azolla, Organic Urea were shown to the visitors, posters regarding the post-intervention progress were also displayed at the IDF Stall. Lakshminarayana and Thimmaraju from IDF Gubbi were present at the stall and did a good job of attending to the visitors queries.

Andanuru sana story

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