This year the farm pond also received the green signal

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To tie. In Bundelkhand, the state government is also promoting the Khet Talab campaign launched by the farmers themselves. The government of Yogi Adityanath State has given permission to dig 10,000 small and medium-sized ponds in the border districts of Banda, Mahoba, Chitrakoot, Hamirpur, Jhansi, Jalaun, and Lalitpur in the seven districts of Bundelkhand.
In previous years, too, farmers received a 50 percent discount under this scheme. Rainwater flows from the field and ends up in drains and drains. At the same time, the fertile arable land is swept away by the rainwater. In such a situation the farmers have to suffer double the loss. For some years now, farmers and some voluntary organizations have taken the initiative to dig ponds in Bundelkhand to stop rainwater in the fields. It also took the form of a campaign. Many farmers have dug small, large and medium-sized ponds in their fields to stop the rainwater and use it for irrigation.
For this reason, not only the crop yield increased, but also the water table. The state government continues the Khet Talab program in the current year 2021-22 and has approved 10,000 small and medium-sized agricultural ponds in all seven counties of Bundelkhand including the border counties of Mirzapur, Sonbhadra, Prayagraj, etc. A billion rupees are being spent on it. The federal state’s share accounts for 60 percent and the state government for 40 percent.
Sprinkler system is installed in ponds
The Ministry of Agriculture will finish 10 thousand small and medium-sized approved ponds this year. In this the horticultural department will install a sprinkler irrigation system. To be able to use this program, farmers must apply online via the transparent Kisan Seva portal. There will be an exhibition visit to learn more about the excellent work of rainwater harvesting through ponds.
Two large ponds in Bundelkhand
Pushpendra Bhai, coordinator of the Khet Talab campaign, says that two large ponds in Bundelkhand were themselves part of the Khet Talab program. There is a small pond that is 22 meters long, 20 meters wide and three meters deep. Its water storage capacity is up to 2320 cubic meters. The second is the medium-sized pond that would have been 35 meters long, 30 meters wide and three meters deep. The water storage capacity of these ponds is 3150 cubic meters. A farmer can create two ponds in his field. According to Pushpendra Bhai, there are villages in Bundelkhand where farmers have created 80 to 100 ponds.
PM appreciated the farmers’ efforts
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also recognized the ongoing efforts to protect water in the seven districts of Bundelkhand, Mahoba, Hamirpur, Chitrakoot, Banda, Jalaun, Jhansi and Lalitpur. In his Mann-Ki-Baat broadcast last Sunday, he spoke of the farmers’ campaigns in their fields in the village of Adhanon in the Banda district and the campaign for farm water in the field, village water in the village. In addition, a farmer from Satna District, Madhya Pradesh, received recognition from PM’s husband Ki Baat by creating a garden and planting herbs and trees.
The farmers who dug ponds in the fields said
Many years ago two small ponds were created in his field. In front of ponds, crops were often damaged or reduced due to lack of irrigation. Two to three crops are taken after the pond. The groundwater level has also risen. 20 other farmers in the village have also created ponds in the fields. After good results, other farmers also decide to dig ponds.
Dhananjay Singh, farmer, Rivai village, Mahoba
There are eleven Bighas land. In the past, even after spending many rupees on wells and drilling, there has been no success. He collected rainwater by digging a pond in the field for three years and now he is making good harvests. With increasing incomes, the orchards prepare not only the keeping of animals but also the manure for themselves. The water table has risen. With his inspiration, other farmers also dug ponds in the fields.
Marine Kishore, farmer, Padui village, Banda
Last year he dug two medium-sized ponds on his farm through the land protection unit. Rainwater is stored in them. This year there were good yields of sesame, urd, moong in the kharif harvest. In addition to Rabi, vegetables are also grown. About 650 seedlings were planted. She says that the farmers in Bundelkhand have to work seriously on water protection.
Kamla Tripathi, farmer, Charkhari Tehsil area, Mahoba

To tie. In Bundelkhand, the state government is also promoting the Khet Talab campaign launched by the farmers themselves. The government of Yogi Adityanath State has given permission to dig 10,000 small and medium-sized ponds in the border districts of Banda, Mahoba, Chitrakoot, Hamirpur, Jhansi, Jalaun, and Lalitpur in the seven districts of Bundelkhand.

In previous years, too, farmers received a 50 percent discount under this scheme. Rainwater flows from the field and ends up in drains and drains. At the same time, the fertile arable land is swept away by the rainwater. In such a situation the farmers have to suffer double the loss. For some years now, farmers and some voluntary organizations have taken the initiative to dig ponds in Bundelkhand to stop rainwater in the fields. It also took the form of a campaign. Many farmers have dug small, large and medium-sized ponds in their fields to stop the rainwater and use it for irrigation.

For this reason, not only the crop yield increased, but also the water table. The state government continues the Khet Talab program in the current year 2021-22 and has approved 10,000 small and medium-sized agricultural ponds in all seven counties of Bundelkhand including the border counties of Mirzapur, Sonbhadra, Prayagraj, etc. A billion rupees are being spent on it. The federal state’s share accounts for 60 percent and the state government for 40 percent.

Sprinkler system is installed in ponds

The Ministry of Agriculture will finish 10 thousand small and medium-sized approved ponds this year. In this the horticultural department will install a sprinkler irrigation system. To be able to use this program, farmers must apply online via the transparent Kisan Seva portal. There will be an exhibition visit to learn more about the excellent work of rainwater harvesting through ponds.

Two large ponds in Bundelkhand

Pushpendra Bhai, coordinator of the Khet Talab campaign, says that two large ponds in Bundelkhand were themselves part of the Khet Talab program. There is a small pond that is 22 meters long, 20 meters wide and three meters deep. Its water storage capacity is up to 2320 cubic meters. The second is the medium-sized pond that would have been 35 meters long, 30 meters wide and three meters deep. The water storage capacity of these ponds is 3150 cubic meters. A farmer can create two ponds in his field. According to Pushpendra Bhai, there are villages in Bundelkhand where farmers have created 80 to 100 ponds.

PM appreciated the farmers’ efforts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also recognized the ongoing efforts to protect water in the seven districts of Bundelkhand, Mahoba, Hamirpur, Chitrakoot, Banda, Jalaun, Jhansi and Lalitpur. In his Mann-Ki-Baat broadcast last Sunday, he spoke of the farmers’ campaigns in their fields in the village of Adhanon in the Banda district and the campaign for farm water in the field, village water in the village. In addition, a farmer from Satna District, Madhya Pradesh, received recognition from PM’s husband Ki Baat by creating a garden and planting herbs and trees.

The farmers who dug ponds in the fields said

Many years ago two small ponds were created in his field. In front of ponds, crops were often damaged or reduced due to lack of irrigation. Two to three crops are taken after the pond. The groundwater level has also risen. 20 other farmers in the village have also created ponds in the fields. After good results, other farmers also decide to dig ponds.

Dhananjay Singh, farmer, Rivai village, Mahoba

There are eleven Bighas land. In the past, even after spending many rupees on wells and drilling, there has been no success. He collected rainwater by digging a pond in the field for three years and now he is making good harvests. With increasing incomes, the orchards prepare not only the keeping of animals but also the manure for themselves. The water table has risen. With his inspiration, other farmers also dug ponds in the fields.

Marine Kishore, farmer, Padui village, Banda

Last year he dug two medium-sized ponds on his farm through the land protection unit. Rainwater is stored in them. This year there were good yields of sesame, urd, moong in the kharif harvest. In addition to Rabi, vegetables are also grown. About 650 seedlings were planted. She says that the farmers in Bundelkhand have to work seriously on water protection.

Kamla Tripathi, farmer, Charkhari Tehsil area, Mahoba

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( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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