Success Stories

CASE Studies 1980 - 2015

CASE - 1

Name of Farmer : Sri Virendra Singh, Sultanpur U.P. (2014-15)
TITLE  :  Hybrid Chillies boosted the income of farmers.

Introduction  : In district Sultanpur cultivation of vegetables has been taken momentum since last 20 yrs. Now a days the cultivation of specialized vegetable crop becoming more popular among  the other caste than the traditional one. Since last two year hybrid chilli cultivation was adopted by the other caste to harvest more money per unit area. Among the several hybrid chilli variety VNR-305 is becoming more popular for green chilli. In this regards, Sri Virendra Singh has been facilitated and motivated for vegetable cultivation on their land situated eastern border of the district. He was adopted two crops viz. tomato and chilli in the first week of july. He has planted 1.5 acre VNR-305 var. of chilli  and also associated another four farmers of Kadipur  Tehsil and provided the same seedlings to them. The first picking was done 65 to 70 days after planting and up to the end of crops.

KVK Intervention:  

Technical support to the farmer through training and demonstration

Output / Outcome: 

Sri Virendra Singh earned as a gross income of Rs. 1.58 lacs  from 1.5 acres of land, where as, Sri Pankaj Singh Rs. 1.35 lacs, from 0.8 acre of land, Sri Vinod 0.55 lac. from 0.4 acre by investing Rs.73000, Rs. 45000 & Rs. 11000 respectively.

Impact : 

: From this result more number of farmers has been motivated and purchased more than 10,000 seedlings of VNR-305 during the month of Feb. 2015 from KVK nursery.

CASE - 2

  1. Name :- Smt. Sabnoor Begum
  2. Village :- Tiari
  3. Block :- Kurebhar
  4. Training Year :- 1984-85
  5. Trade :- Stitching, Poultry and Goat Keeping
  6. Income Before Training :- Nil
  7. Average Income After Training :- (Rs/ year)

  1. Stitching :- 5400.00
  2. Sale of Eggs and Broiler :- 1950.00
  3. Sale of Goat :- 1680.00
  4. General Store :- 3700.00

CASE - 3

  1. Name of The Trainee :- Sri Om Prakash
  2. Village :- Fattepur
  3. Block :- Dhanpatganj
  4. Training Year :- 1982-83
  5. Trade :- Mali (Vegetable nursery)
  6. Duration :- 6 Month
  7. Total Holding :- 1.6 ha
  8. Area Under Vegetable & Nursery :-
  9. Net Income Before Training :- 4650
  10. Net Income After Training :-
  • 1983 :- 6250
  • 1990 :- 6700
  • 1991 :- 9000
  • 1992 :- 6012
  • 1993 :- 7020
  • 1994 :- 8950
  • 1995 :- 7400
  • 1996 :- 11300

  • Assets Developed

    1992 : One cycle - Rs 1080

    1994 : One pumpset - Rs 16000

    1995 : One Thresher - Rs 2200


    CASE - 4

    Sri Ram Kalap Maurya resident of village Itwa , p.o. Babhangava, block- Dhanpatganj have got training in welding trade in the year 1987. After training he worked in different workshops on payment basis and saved Rs 42,000/-from the savings he has purchased one lathe machine, one welding machine, drill, grinder, sheet cutter etc. and established his own workshop in hired room @ Rs 300/- per month at chaure bazaar in the year 1992. In the mean time he has purchased a piece of land and constructed his own workshop by investing Rs 1.02 lacs. Thus, over a period of 15 years he has developed an asset of Rs 10.0 lacs without any aid from outside. At present he is earning Rs 35-45000.00 per month. Apart from it he has also trained more than 95 rural youth of the neighboring areas. Many of them has established their own workshop in the local markets.

    1. Name of The Trainee :- Ram Kalap Maurya
    2. Village :- Itwa
    3. Block :- Dhanpatganj
    4. Training Year :- 1987
    5. Trade :- Electric welding and fabrication work.
    6. Duration :- 3 Month
    7. Income Before Training :- Rs 1500 - 2000/year
    8. Income After Training :-
    9. A : Service

      a. Welding-6 months @ 750 – Rs 4500.00

      b. Welding and machine work -2 years 6 months @ 1400/- =42000.00

      B : Establishment of Workshop

      a. Place - Chaurebazar

      b. Year - 1992

      C : Establishment of Workshop

      (i) Welding machine One - Rs 7,000.00

      (ii) Drill One - Rs 6,000.00

      (iii) Grinder One - Rs 3,000.00

      (iv) Sheet Cutter One - Rs 2000.00

      (v) Motorcycle One - Rs 13,500.00

      (vi) Lathe machine One - Rs 32,000.00

      (vii) Purchase of Land (14’x42’) - Rs 60,000.00

      (viii) Construction of Workshop - Rs 42,000.00

      At Present Total Assets - Rs. 10,00,000.00

    10. Running Capital :- Rs 8,00,000.00
    11. Bank Balance :- Rs 2,00,000.00
    12. Present Income/Mont :- Rs 35,000.00 to 45,000.00

    CASE - 5

    Sri Ram Kalap Maurya resident of village Itwa , p.o. Babhangava, block- Dhanpatganj have got training in welding trade in the year 1987. After training he worked in different workshops on payment basis and saved Rs 42,000/-from the savings he has purchased one lathe machine, one welding machine, drill, grinder, sheet cutter etc. and established his own workshop in hired room @ Rs 300/- per month at chaure bazaar in the year 1992. In the mean time he has purchased a piece of land and constructed his own workshop by investing Rs 1.02 lacs. Thus, over a period of 15 years he has developed an asset of Rs 10.0 lacs without any aid from outside. At present he is earning Rs 35-45000.00 per month. Apart from it he has also trained more than 95 rural youth of the neighboring areas. Many of them has established their own workshop in the local markets.

    1. Name of The Trainee :- Sri Om prakash Verma
    2. Village :- Bararamau
    3. Training Year :- 1988
    4. Trade :- Composite fish culture
    5. Duration :- 12 days
    6. Pond Area :- 0.4 ha
    7. Species Reared :-Catla, Rohu,Mrigal, Common carp
      Silver carp and Grass carp.
    8. Year of Start :- 1989
    9. Income Before Training :- nil
    10. Income After Training :-

    Year Expenditure (Rs.) Yield (q) Rate (Rs./ha) Gross Income (Rs.) Net InCome (Rs.)
    1990 4280 11.0 2000 22000 17720
    1991 4360 9.0 2000 18000 13640
    1992 - - - - Losses Due to Poisoning
    1993 4830 7.90 2200 17380 12500
    1994 4600 8.15 2200 18000 13400
    1995 4560 7.39 2300 16997 12470
    1996 4600/td> 9.25 2300 22885 18285
    Total 27,230 50.42 - 1,15,262 88,032

    CASE - 6

    1. Name of The Trainee :- Sri Guru Saran Singh
    2. Village :- Saraiya
    3. Block :- Lambhua
    4. Year of Adoption :- 1994
    5. Total Holding :- 2.5 ha
    6. Income Before Adoption :- Rs 7,500.00
    7. Crop :- Banana. Var. Harichhal
    8. Planted Area :-0.27 ha
    9. Suckers Used for Planting :- 1200 No.
    10. Date of Planting :- June 15,1994
    11. Exependiture Incurred :-Rs 6,900.00
    12. No. of Effective Bunches :-900
    13. Gross Income :--
    14. a. From sale of bunches :- Rs 27,000.00

      b. From sale of suckers :- Rs 7,500.00

      Total :- Rs 34,500.00

    15. Net Income :-Rs 27,600.00
    16. Net Income/Year :-Rs 13,800.00
    17. Total Income from The Holding :-Rs 21,300.00

    CASE - 7

    Sri Dhautali, resident of village Narbahanpur block-bhader was adopted under “Lab to Land programme” for goat keeping. He has been provided one barbari goat in 1988. The livelihood of the family was mainly depended on share cropping and wages. During a period of eight years the total number of heard reaches up to 32 which includes 21 adult goats, 5 adult bucks, one adult buck for breeding and five kids of one month. As for as earning is concern, he is getting on an average Rs. 1,800to 2,500.00per year an additional income from sale of bucks, however, he avoid the sale of goats. At present the value of herd is about Rs. 25,000/-. Apart from it, he has also providing breeding services to the other goat keepers of village and villages of surrounding areas.

    1. Name of The Trainee :- Sri Dhautali Ram
    2. Village :- Narbahanpur
    3. Block :- Bhader
    4. Holding :- Landless
    5. Total Family Members :- 14 including 6 children
    6. Income Before Adoption :- 12400.00
    7. Year of Adoption :- 1988
    8. Enterprise :-Goat Keeping
    9. No. of Goat Provided :-1
    10. Total No. of Goats and Bucks in 1996 :-32(Including 5 Kids)
    11. Present Source of Income :-
    12. a. From Wages(6 Members):- Rs. 13440.000

      b. Share Cropping :- Rs Rs. 1820.00

      c. From sale of Bucks and Goats:- Rs. 3150.00

      d. Total :-Rs. 18370.00

      e. Increase in Average Income/year :-Rs. 5970.00

    13. Total Value of Herd :-Rs. 25.000.00

    CASE - 8 Quality Upgradation of Vermi-Compost

    Sri Ravindra Singh is resident of Village- Musepur, Block Pratap Pur Kamaicha having a land holding of 10 acre. The village is situated 40 km. away from distt. Head quarter at south - east border of the district . Along with few milch animals, crop production was one of the major enterprises for livelihood and income. The soil of the area is sandy loam with low level of nitrogen, organic carbon, zinc and sulphur . Decreasing trend of productivity and soil nutrition becomes major challenge before him due to continuous use of paddy ( HYB. Var. -6444 ) and HYV of wheat by using FYM and chemical fertilizers . Termite was another problem faced by the farmer which affect the crops at early stage . Dependency on farming forced him to adopt new dimension for improving the soil health as well as the productivity of the crops . During the year 2006 - 07 he has decided to improve the quality of available dung/gobar gas slury into vermi compost by using verms.

    Accordingly project proposal was prepared with the help of KVK and submitted to the NABARD for financial support . The cost of the project was Rs. 6.2 lacs with a subsidy of 1.5 lacs . Therefore, only Rs. 4.75 lacs will be the payable amount which had been paid by him during a period of 30 months by the sale of verms(1275 kg.) & vermi compost (200 q.) To improve the quality of vermi compost and need of the soil he had himself prepared the mixture of compost by adding following ingredients.

    Ingredients and Their Quantity

    S.N. Name of Ingredients Quantity (Kg.)
    1 Vermi Compost 100
    2 Neem cake 35
    1 Gypsum 50

    Nutrient supplied to the crop by the farmer before addition of vermi compost and after and their cost and productivity is given in.

    Name of Mannurs & Fertilizers Supplied to The Crops

    S.N. Mannur & Fertilizer Before Use of Vermi Compost(Unit/Acre) After Use of Vermin Compost (Unit/Acre.)
    1 FYM Paddy : 30.0 q.
    Wheat: -
    Paddy : GM - Dhaincha
    Wheat: -
    2 Vermi Compost Paddy : -
    Wheat: -
    Paddy : 1.5 q.
    Wheat: 1.5 q.
    3 DAP Paddy : -
    Wheat: 60 kg.
    Paddy : -
    Wheat: -
    4 Urea Paddy : 120 kg.
    Wheat: 50 kg.
    Paddy : 100 kg.
    Wheat: 50 kg.
    5 MOP Paddy : -
    Wheat:10 kg.
    Paddy : -
    Wheat: -
    6 NPS (20:20:13) Paddy : -
    Wheat: -
    Paddy : -
    Wheat: 30 kg.
    7 Zinc Paddy : 10
    Wheat: -
    Paddy : -
    Wheat: -
    8 Cost ( Rs./Acre) Paddy : 1062.00
    Wheat:1205.00
    Paddy : 1310.00
    Wheat: 735.00
    9 Cost(Rs./Year/Acre) Paddy : 2267.00
    Wheat: -
    Paddy : 2045.00
    Wheat: -
    10 Av. Productivity (q./acre) Paddy : 18.5
    Wheat: 16.5
    Paddy : 22.0
    Wheat: 21.0

    From the table it has been found that there was not only improvement in productivity and soil health but also decreases the cost on fertilizer and its dependency.


    CASE - 9

    Ram Kalap born in Mourya family having 0.62 ha. ( 2.25 begha ) land which was only source of livelihood of the five members of the family. Thus the life was passing in hardship . During the year 1986-87 he was about 21 year old and any how he completed his education upto 9th or 10th class . Financial crises had forced him to search some job for earning . At that time Rural Youth Employment Programme (TRYSEM) was implemented in the district and KVK has got the responsibility to provide skill oriented training for a period of 3-6 months . He got enrolled for training in the trade of Electric welding and fabrication . This was the turning point of his life. He completed the 3 month training in the end of 1987 and attached to the workshop for another six month on payment basis . After that he went back his home and started to work as helper in Dhanpatganj Bazar @ Rs. 750.00/month. Again after 6 month he left the job and went to Kanpur for skill training in machine shop and worked 2.5 year @ Rs. 1400/- pm . During this period his saving was about Rs. 15000.00.

    Ram Kalap born in Mourya family having 0.62 ha. ( 2.25 begha ) land which was only source of livelihood of the five members of the family. Thus the life was passing in hardship . During the year 1986-87 he was about 21 year old and any how he completed his education upto 9th or 10th class . Financial crises had forced him to search some job for earning . At that time Rural Youth Employment Programme (TRYSEM) was implemented in the district and KVK has got the responsibility to provide skill oriented training for a period of 3-6 months . He got enrolled for training in the trade of Electric welding and fabrication . This was the turning point of his life. He completed the 3 month training in the end of 1987 and attached to the workshop for another six month on payment basis . After that he went back his home and started to work as helper in Dhanpatganj Bazar @ Rs. 750.00/month. Again after 6 month he left the job and went to Kanpur for skill training in machine shop and worked 2.5 year @ Rs. 1400/- pm . During this period his saving was about Rs. 15000.00.

    He came back to home and search a small room in Chourey Bazar in 1992 @ Rs. 300/-pm . The bazar of was situated at Sultanpur Faizabad State highway. He purchased a electrict welding machine and tools required for welding and repairing of water pumps , thresher, and other agricultural equipments alongwith a second hand Rajdoot motorcycle for up and down form his village. Total job was managed by himself and his younger brother who left his education after High school. Apart from this 2-3 rural youth were also getting training regularly at his hop.

    After 4 year saving he purchased a piece of land 14ft x 42ft on roadside by investing Rs. 60000.00 . In the mean time he constructed his own workshop and started to fabricate the tractor trolly, grill, channels, repairing of water pumps . The assets created by him is given as under:

    S.N.
    1 Welding Mechine one 7000.00
    2 Drill one 6000.00
    3 Grinder one 3000.00
    4 Sheet Cutter one 2000.00
    5 Motor Cycle one 13500.00
    6 Lathe Machine one 32000.00
    7 Purchase of Land one 60000.00
    8 Construction of workshop/Residence one 142000.00
    Total 2,65000.00

    CASE - 10

    Mr. Samseer Khan resident of village Mahanpur, Block-Dubepur Distt. Sultanpur having small holding . The village is situated at 8th km. from Sultanpur on Lucknow-Varanasi National highway . Sri Khan was basically vegetable grower. He has assured irrigation facilities . Tomato, cabbage, chillies, cauliflower, brinjal, sweetpepper (Shimla Mirch), bottle gourd etc.. were the main crops . Previously he was using HYV but since last 4-5 years he was using hybrid varieties to get better yield and income per unit area . During the year 2011-12, Sunahara India (Agri Business System, India) came in the district and started to work with vegetable growers of block Lambhua, Bhadaiya & Pratappur Kamaicha for improving the production, quality input arrangement, marketing with the association of KVK . The organization has facilitated technology transfer use of quality input, development of infrastructural facilities like netshed house, poly house, Mandi with cooling chamber etc..

    Sri Samseer Khan was facilitated with 200 sq. m (25m x 8m ) poly house. The structure was constructed in Feb. 2011 and started cultivation of sweetpepper var. Indra followed by raising of different vegetable seedling and again shilma mirch and vegetable seedling s for him self and the neighboring farmers . From these he was earned net return of Rs. Rs. 4586.00 to Rs. 49000.00 per year. The details are as under:

    Production and Income from Poly house( 200 m2)

    Period Crops/Seedlings Qty/Nos. Exp. (Rs.) Gross Return Net Return (Rs.)
    July to Nov Vegetable Nursery Tomato var. Avinash, S MIrch-Indra, Brinjal-Siliguri, Cabbage-Samrat, Cauliflower-Welcome( early) and Golden. 62000 14460.00 45850.00 31390.00
    January to June Sweet paper (Simla Mirch)-var. Indra 477.25 kg. from 421 plants 3500.00 21476.00 17976.00
    Total 17660.00 67326.00 49366.00

    Sale rate: Seedlings @ Rs. 75.00 per 100, Shimla Mirch @ Av. Rs. 45/-(Price range of Rs. 25.00, Rs.30.00 Rs.45.00 &Rs.53.00/kg.

    CASE - 11

    1.) ग्राम बैती कला विकास खण्ड प्रतापपुर कमैचा जनपद सुलतानपुर की महिला कृषक श्रीमती सुशीला मौर्य जिनके पास कुल 1.5 एकड़ क्षेत्रफल जिसमें प्रमुख रूप से परवल, बैगन व मिर्च की खेती तथा साथ में 2-3 दुधारू पशु जिनके माध्यम से प्राप्त आय से परिवार का भरण पोषण एवं अन्य कार्यो के लिए प्रयोग किया जाता है। पशुओं से दूध बिक्री के अतिरिक्त पर्याप्त गोबर की खाद तथा घर में इंधन के रूप में गोबर गैस का प्रयोग जो एक सफलता की कहानी कहती है। अपने उद्यमों से प्रतिमाह रू0 5-6 हजार शुद्ध आय प्राप्त कर लेती है।

    2.) श्री राम श्रृंगार सिंह, ग्राम चैकिया, नरहरपुर वि.ख. लम्भुआ, जनपद सुलतानपुर के एक मझोले कृषक है। जिनका मुख्य व्यवसाय कृषि एवं पशुपालन है। कृषि के साथ इनके पास एक डेयरी जिनमें कुल संकर प्रजाति की गाय है। जिसमें 10 दूध देने वाली, 6 (10-12 माह की) बछिया एवं 4 छोटे बच्चे हैं प्रतिदिन 60-70 लीटर दूध का उत्पादन होता है जिसे सीधे 5 कि.मी. दूर बाजार में रू0 23.00 लीटर की दर से वर्ष भर विक्री करते हैं जबकि इनके गाॅव में मदर डेयरी अवशीतन प्लान्ट तथा घर से 2.0 कि.मी. की दूरी पर पराग डेयरी का अवशीतन प्लान्ट हैं । दूध विक्री से प्रतिमाह रू0 28000.00 व्यय करके रू0 44000.00 की कुल आय प्राप्त करते है। जिससे प्रतिमाह रू0 15000.00-16000.00 शुद्ध आय प्राप्त हो जाती है।