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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 11, Issue:9, September, 2022

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
Issues : 12 per year
Publisher : Excellent Publishers
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
Index Copernicus ICV 2018: 95.39
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2022.11(9): 190-196

Vermicompost Production: A Successful Agro Enterprise by a Group of Women Farmer in Moriga on District of Assam
Saurav Baruah*, Sukanya Gogoi, Rijusmita Sarma Deka and Pallab Kumar Sarma**
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Morigaon, Assam Agricultural University, India
All India Coordinated Research Project for Dryland Agriculture, Biswanath College of Agriculture, Assam Agricultural University, India
*Corresponding author

Vermicompost is mainly the worm cast along with decayed organic matter which is rich in essential plant nutrients and various plant growth promoting substances. During the vermicomposting process brown coloured coelomic fluid of the earthworm is released, known as vermiwash, which is also considered as a liquid fertilizer. In recent years, demand of organic inputs for crop production has increased due to the growing concern on negative impact of chemical fertilizers on soil health. There is a huge scope for establishment of a vermicompost producing enterprise involving farm women which will help them in increasing their farm income. A group of women farmer trained by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Morigaon in collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization named Rastriya Gramin Vikash Nidhi for low cost vermicompost production leading to formation of a Farmers’ Producer Company in Morigaon district of Assam.

Keywords: Low Cost Vermicompost Production, Vermiwash, Women Empowerment

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Saurav Baruah, Sukanya Gogoi, Rijusmita Sarma Deka and Pallab Kumar Sarma. 2022. Vermicompost Production: A Successful Agro Enterprise by a Group of Women Farmer in Moriga on District of Assam.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 11(9): 190-196. doi:
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