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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(4): 1116-1119
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.904.132


Tripling the Income of Rural Youth through Protected Cultivation Structures Repair: A Success Story
R. R. Meena1*, C. B. Meena2, K. L. Geanger3, A. Kotmire4, K. C. Meena5 and A. K. Verma6
1Horticulture, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kota, Rajasthan, India
 2Plant Pathology, Agricultural Research station, Ummedganj, Kota, India
3Entomology, College of Agriculture, Bhilwara, MPUAT, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
4NABARD, Mumbai, India
5Extension Education, Collage of Agriculture, Kota, India
6KrishiVigyanKendra, Jhalawar, Agriculture University, Kota, Rajasthan, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Hi-tech horticulture techniques becomes popular especially poly-house cultivation in the Rajasthan state. It becomes diversifying the way from traditional crops to horticultural crops toearn higher income per capita. But the constraints were there like, the poly house and shade net house become old, damaged and haphazard. In this situation, the farmers depend on big companies for repair and maintenance of poly house and shade net house. But, companies show their interest in establishing a new one as compare to repair and maintenance. Due to the lack of technically skilled persons at the grass-root level, Poly house and Shade net house could not be repaired within time. Skill development training was specially designed to enhance the skill hood of rural youths with various skilled jobs of high tech horticulture structures. In this context it essential to trained youths for the repair of poly house and shade net house and this becomes helpful to generate employment and provide to the job for other youths. Keeping in view the above constraints, KVK Jhalawar was conducted training on repair and maintenance of the poly house and shade net house for 20 youth for 20 effective days with the financial help of NABARD Jhalawar in the year 2016. Now they are helping to poly-house growers as well as apart from the revenue generation, the participants formed a group and they earned 11.95 lakh in 2 year through the repair and maintenance of dozens of Shade net and poly house in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. A total of 157 youths were engaged for 1188 days and earned Rs. 1195677 as a service component. The monitories impact of training was that their income increased from Rs. 250 per day to Rs. 1006 per day.


Keywords: Poly house, Shade net, Repair, Maintenance, Skill
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Meena,. R. R., C. B. Meena, K. L. Geanger, A. Kotmire, K. C. Meena and Verma, A. K. 2020. Tripling the Income of Rural Youth through Protected Cultivation Structures Repair: A Success Story.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(4): 1116-1119. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.904.132