Scheduled Caste Sub Plan

Activities Carried under SCSP 2020-2021

Seed distribution in Pune and Ahmednagar districts under Scheduled Castes Sub-Plan (SCSP) 2020-21

The detailed survey of Schedule Castes beneficiary farmers form Karhawagaj, Anjangaon and Belwandi was carried out by the SCSP committee. The seed requirement for the Rabi season in respect of Wheat, Sorghum and Bengal gram was identified after interacting with the beneficiary farmers. The seed distribution programme was carried out in Karhawagaj and Anjangaon (Baramati tehsil, Pune district) on 25th November, 2020, following all the necessary COVID-19 precautionary measures. Dr Himanshu Pathak, Director, ICAR-NIASM distributed the seeds and addressed the beneficiary farmers. Dr NP Kurade, Chairman, SCSP Committee, coordinated the programme of Rabi seed distribution in three villages. Sarpanch, Grampanchayat Members, SC beneficiary farmers and SCSP committee members namely, Dr DD Nangare, Dr AV Nirmale, Dr SS Pawar, Mr Rajkumar and Mr MP Bhendarkar participated in the programme. The seed distribution was extended to Belwandi (Karjat tehsil, Ahmednagar district) on 3rd December, 2020 wherein different agriculture seeds were distributed by Mr. Rajkumar and Mr. Mukesh Bhendarkar, Scientist, ICAR-NIASM, Baramati.