RURAL DEVELOPMENT

COMPOST HUB OF MALKANGIRI DISTRICT

Created Jun 30 2018, 1:20 PM by COLLECTOR & DM , MALKANGIRI
Aspirational District
  • Rural Development

 To give boost to organic farming and also create additional income source for the farmers ,it was decided to develop a vermi compost Hub in one village.

Around 100 beneficiaries were selected for this Project who would  construct  one vermi compost pit each. Funding was done under MGNREGS. The Project was taken up by  WATERSHED Department and monitored by DRDA .The cost of each vermi compost pit is  Rs  32,000/- ( Wage : 4800/-  Material : 27200/- )

1.Generation of  52  qtl compost  per year in 4 cycles.

2.Income Generation of Rs  60,000/- year  per pit

3.Boost to Organic farming

4.Reduction in input cost  of  agriculture

5.Productive use of cow dung.
6.Dry Mahula leaves which were burnt earlier are used as input in compost pit.