Suttur, Suttur, January 30, 2022: “The ICAR JSS Krishi Vignana Kendra scientists are very active. They visit the agricultural fields of the farmers regularly and guide them. They won’t hesitate to visit the fields whenever they are invited. They respond immediately and encourage the farmers who intend to get more yield,” opined Sri K.S. Mahadevaprabhu, a farmer who has won an award from the JSS KVK.
He participated in a program organized by the ICAR JSS Krishi Vignana Kendra, in association with the Smt. Sundaramma Veerabhadrappa Foundation, of the Duggahatti Village in Yalandur Taluk, to felicitate the best performing farmer, as part of the Sri Shivarathreeshwara Shivayogi Mahaswamiji’s jatra mahotsav held at Suttur.
The following farmers have won the prizes/awards:
- Sri R. Raveesh Kumar, Maddur, Yalandur Taluk (1st prize)
- Shantamma, Gumballi Village (2nd prize)
- Sri Nanjundaswamy, Tagarapura Village, Kollegal Taluk (1st prize)
- Sri K.S. Mahadevaprabhu, Kajjihundi (2nd prize)
- Sri Shivamallapa, Badanaguppe Village, Chamarajanagara Taluk (1st prize)
- Sri Nanjundaswamy, Melajipura (2nd prize)
- Sri Mahadevashetty, Dhanagere Village, Hanur Taluk (1st prize)
- Sri V. Venkatesh Battaguppe Village (2nd prize)
- Sri E. Ningappa, Baragi Village, Gundlupet Taluk (1st prize)
- Sri A.M. Nikhil, Alatturu Village (2nd prize)
All the prize winners were felicitated at the program with a memento and cash prize.
Prize-winning farmer Si Mahadevashetty expressed his happiness about the ICAR JSS KVK for encouraging the farmers to grow a better crop by recognizing and felicitating them.
In his address, Sri Siddalinga Shivacharya Swami of the Vatalu Math said, “the prize winners should become a model and guide other farmers. With the cooperation and guidance of the ICAR JSS Krishi Vignana Kendra, I also grew 40 sacks of paddy in place of 25 sacks. The JSS KVK scientists conducted a Kshetrotsava (field day) and shared information about it. I will felicitate Paramapujya Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Swamiji for organizing such a beneficial program.”
Sri P. Veerabhadrappa, Chairman of the Sri Sundaramma Veerabhadrappa Foundation, felicitated the farmers. In his address, he said, “the ICAR JSS Krishi Vignana Kendra has been organizing several beneficial programs like training, demonstrations, field visits, etc., and is involved in providing required guidance, and encouraging the farmers to improve yield and quality of the crop.”
“The farmers should grow curry leaves, lemon, and other vegetables used daily and increase their earnings, besides improving their health,” he added.
Earlier, Smt. H.V. Divya, JSS KVK In-charge Head and Senior Scientist welcomed the guests and the gathering. She also introduced the prize-winning farmers. Senior scientists Sri Manjunath Angadi gave a vote of thanks. Program Assistant Sri J.G. Rajanna mastered the ceremony.
The pooja and other religious rituals as part of the Adijagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara Shivayogi Mahaswamiji’s Jatra Mahotsav were held in the divine presence of Paramapujya Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji, on January 30, Sunday, at the Suttur Srikshetra. Vatal Srigru, Heads of several maths, Haraguru Charamurthy, and others are seen in the picture.
Best performing farmers of Mysuru and Chamarajanagara Districts were felicitated at a program held as part of the Adijagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara Shivayogi Mahaswamiji’s Jatra Mahotsav held on January 30, Sunday, at the Suttur Srikshetra. Awards were given to the achieving farmers by the ICAR JSS Krishi Vignana Kendra, in association with the Smt. Duggahatti Sundaramma Veerabhadrappa Foundation.