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SRI

System of Rice Intensification (SRI) supported by SDTT Mumbai, through RNBA, Imphal:

People's Resource development Association (PRDA), Bishnupur has been implementing SRI Project since 2009 during Kharif season through RNBA, Imphal. The main objective of SRI under PRDA, Bishnupur is to increase in both production and its productivity to ensure food security to small and marginal farmers. The scope of the project was expanded and it was introduced  to 600 marginalised farmers in Bishnupur and Thoubal Districts, Manipur with successful cultivation of the crop during the Kharif Season of the year, 2011.

Impacts of SRI implementation :

  • Farmers are well aware of the new scientific technology
  • The technology enabled to yield 33.6 qts acre on an average
  • The surrounding farmers could share among themselves about the benefits of this technology
  • A farmer could earn a net profit of Rs.24,200/acre
  • The benefit cost ratio of the technology is 2.4