Jashpur News: Farmers of remote areas of Jashpur, Chhattisgarh, famous all over the country for their natural beauty and tribal culture, in addition to green vegetables in their fields, tea, cashew, tomato in new ways. , Chilli, Potato are also grown. Not only this, the taste of Jashpur’s pear is also reaching every corner of the country including the capital Delhi. Apart from Delhi, Jashpur pears are being sold to Uttar Pradesh, Ranchi and different states of the country. This is not only increasing the popularity of Jashpur, but also increasing the income of the farmers here.
Increased income of 1700 farmers of the district
Pear cultivation is being done on a large scale in the plateau areas of Garden Block of Jashpur. The farmers of the region are getting good profits from this cultivation. In Jashpur district, 660 metric tonnes of pears are being produced in about 750.00 hectares. More than 1700 farmers of the district are getting benefited by this.
Cultivation of papaya and tea is making headlines across the country
Let us tell you that, the cultivation of tea in Balachhapar in Jashpur district and the cultivation of papaya in Darbha of Bastar are making headlines across the country. has been. Cultivation of new varieties has brought a positive change in the income of the farmers here. Due to this, the farmers here are not only earning profit but are also becoming self-reliant.
Farmers making strong profit from Pear Area Expansion Scheme
Many farmers have started production of pears by taking advantage of Pear Area Expansion Scheme of Horticulture Department. One of these is the farmer Virendra Kujur of the garden block, who has planted 250 pear trees in his garden. Now every year they are earning lakhs of rupees by collecting the team and selling it, as well as local small farmers and agricultural laborers have also got profit employment due to this work.
Government schemes proving to be a boon for farmers
Farmer Virendra Kujur says that in the year 2021-2022, he has earned an income of about 3 lakh rupees from pear production work. He told that he has got the direct benefit of the government’s schemes, due to which his income has increased. He said that they are working continuously under the guidance of expert officers. Now he wants to expand this work.
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