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A Dream Journey from Cannavis sativa Grower to Prestigious ICAR Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Antyodaya Award Winner, 2018


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Introduction: Shri Charan Debarma a Progressive tribal farmer of North Pulinpur ADC Village has adopted the Pond Based Farming System under the Project National Innovations on Climate Resilient Agriculture. North Pulinpur is one of the draught prone tribal inhabited ADC village of the district Khowai under the state Tripura. There were no perennial streams, rivers, ponds and other irrigation facilities in the village. Prevailing temperature ranges from 16°C to 37°C. Annual rainfall ranges from 2050 to 2550 mm, but almost whole amount goes out to neighbouring lower elevated village. Before initiation of NICRA Shri Charan Debbarma was growing only Kharif rice. In his remaining land he was growing Cannavis sativa, the of flowers (called marijuana) and leaves and preparations derived from resinous extract (e.g., hashish) are consumed by smoking, vaporising and oral ingestion. Because of this type of use it is banned to grow the crop in India.
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Dipankar Dey
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Khowai, Chebri (Tripura), India
Dipak Nath
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Khowai, Chebri (Tripura), India
Lord Litan Debbarma
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Khowai, Chebri (Tripura), India

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Introduction: Shri Charan Debarma a Progressive tribal farmer of North Pulinpur ADC Village has adopted the Pond Based Farming System under the Project National Innovations on Climate Resilient Agriculture. North Pulinpur is one of the draught prone tribal inhabited ADC village of the district Khowai under the state Tripura. There were no perennial streams, rivers, ponds and other irrigation facilities in the village. Prevailing temperature ranges from 16°C to 37°C. Annual rainfall ranges from 2050 to 2550 mm, but almost whole amount goes out to neighbouring lower elevated village. Before initiation of NICRA Shri Charan Debbarma was growing only Kharif rice. In his remaining land he was growing Cannavis sativa, the of flowers (called marijuana) and leaves and preparations derived from resinous extract (e.g., hashish) are consumed by smoking, vaporising and oral ingestion. Because of this type of use it is banned to grow the crop in India.