A Total green effect for Parasala in Thiruvananthapuram
| Saturday | 24th August, 2019
M S Vidyanandan ByExpress News ServiceTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A mass movement to convert fallow land into farmlands has reaped rich dividends for the farmers in the Parassala Assembly constituency.
Titled ‘Thaliru’, the zero-wasteland and organic farming project started 2017, could rejuvenate over 80 hectares of fallow land and start regular cultivation in about 250 hectares.
“We started with a survey on fallow land with the help of farmers’ teams led by LSG representatives.
As part of the project’s aim to spread organic farming practices, saplings of vegetables and curry trees were given to thousands of households.
AnnouncementChief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will announce Parassala as ‘zero-fallow land constituency’ at a function to be held at the Paliyode paddy field at Kunnathukal on September 26.
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