Please read our response to 'an article on Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan (JSA)' is published in the 'Economic and Political Weekly/ issue (Vol. 54, Issue No. 29, 20 Jul, 2019) at the following link. In 2015, the Government of Maharashtra launched the JSA, with the aim of making 25,000 villages in Maharashtra drought-free.
Kali Aai Nirogi Tar Ahe Na
WOTR has prepared a technical manual on soil ‘Kali Aai Nirogi Tar Ahe Na (काळी आई निरोगी तर आहे ना) ?’. This manual in Marathi is aimed at giving farmers a complete introduction to soil health management. It consists of chapters on soil health; physical, chemical and biological properties of soil, how microflora fuctions in soil, soil testing, how soil health is affected, importance of organic carbon in the soil, Essential elements for plant growth and their deficiency symptoms on plants, methods of preparations of bio-pesticides and organic formulas. This publication also gives advice on the measures to be taken according to the condition of the soil described in soil health card.