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Jagriti project of Sewa Bharati in J&K An initiative to stop migration from rural areas

Source: Organiser
Jammu & Kashmir unit of Sewa Bharati started a project at Siot village under Nowshera district of the state to impart training to rural youth so that they get employment in their village. Named as Jagriti Project, the work began by forming a committee taking five local members and seven Sewa Bharati activists. A total of 24 kanal (about 2.5 acre) land was acquired by the Sewa Bharati in Siot for the demonstrative activities. Three experts from Agriculture University of Jammu were called to give proper guidance and demonstrations in allied activities like vermiculture, composed fertilizer, mushroom and seasonal vegetable cultivation. About two acre land was tilled properly where wheat was cultivated with the help of enthusiastic youth of the local areas. Mustard, carrot, cabbage and seasonal vegetables were cultivated at the demonstrative land with the help of the local farmers. In a shed mushroom and dhingri have been grown for demonstration.

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