'Thaliru' project boosts confidence of landless farmers near Thiruvananthapuram
| Saturday | 24th August, 2019
By Express News ServiceTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Sreekumaran Nair, a farmer based at Ankode near Perunkadavila, said ‘Thaliru’ has boosted the confidence of farmers.
The 44-year-old had started cultivation on a fallow land even before ‘Thaliru’ was launched.
“The project helps small scale or landless farmers to get more land for cultivation.
Paddy cultivation too saw a significant rise under the project,” he said.“Paddy cultivation was done in just 2.50 acres in my ward before ‘Thaliru’.
Now it has become 13.50 acres,” he said.According to Nair, Thaliru helped in propagating the idea of organic farming among small-scale farmers.
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