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Highest Paddy Yield Bags Madurai Woman Rs 5 Lack prize

  • Highest Paddy Yield Bags Madurai Woman Rs 5 Lack prize

    Summary: CHENNAI: Prasanna Padmanabhan (32), a farmer from Thiruppalai village, Madurai district has recorded the highest paddy yield through the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in 2014-15. During the Republic Day celebrations on Tuesday, the Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa honoured her with a special award of `5 lakh and a medal worth Rs 3,500. I have cultivated TRY3 paddy variety on half acre and got 3,223 kg. “I have been trying to achieve the highest yield in the past few years but could not. braveheartdeveloping appChennai: Mohamed Yunus, who was conferred the Anna Medal for Gallantry by the Chief Minister, received `1 lakh and a medal worth `5,000 during the Republic Day celebrations.

    CHENNAI: Prasanna Padmanabhan (32), a farmer from Thiruppalai village, Madurai district has recorded the highest paddy yield through the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in 2014-15. During the Republic Day celebrations on Tuesday, the Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa honoured her with a special award of `5 lakh and a medal worth Rs 3,500. Since beginning this award in 2011-12, a woman farmer has, for the first time, won this award. Prasanna, a PG degree holder in physics had a strong liking for farming since her childhood, perhaps because her family has been agrarian since generations. Her husband Padmanabhan (B.A., Co-op Management) also comes from farmer’s family , As Reported By TNIE.

    According to the Newspaper,Prasanna’s parents used to begin all farming activities on their paddy field only with her around and she had to harvest the first crop. “I have been trying to achieve the highest yield in the past few years but could not. By closely following the SRI method as instructed by officials from the State Agriculture Department, I achieved it in 2014-15. I have cultivated TRY3 paddy variety on half acre and got 3,223 kg.

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