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SUCCESS STORY ON RICE AND CHILLI CULTIVATION UNSING FARM POND
TitleRice and Chilli cultivation using Farm Pond
BackgroundMr.Pandi S/o. Koorikilavan, Kalari village.

Since, the rainfall under Kalari village is less than the average rainfall of Ramanathapuram district, there was severe drought. The farmers were intended to have alternate source of irrigation. They were educated about the farm ponds and same was implemented in the village. He cultivated ADT45 rice in last year and lost the entire crop due to drought. After the farm pond construction he cultivated Anna 4 Rice and Mundu type chilli.

InterventionsFarm Pond
ProcessFormation of Farm Ponds
TechnologyIrrigation from farm pond
ImpactFarm ponds are used as a source of irrigation
Economic gainsHe cultivated 1 ac of Rice and Chilli(200 kg/ac) successfully without any crop loss. He earned Rs.20,000/- from chilli cultivation.


Mr.Pandi S/o. Koorikilavan, Kalari village