Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Nalanda
Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, Bhagalpur

                                                              SUCCESS STORIES 




Name : Sri Harivansh Prasad

Qualification : B.Sc(Hons)                                                        

Address :- Premanbigha , Nagarnausa

Dist :- Nalanda

Mobile No - 9939081544



Sri Harvansh Prasad is nominated for award in ICAR , New Delhi which is going to be held on 10th march 2015.He is native of Premanbigha, Nagarnausa, Nalanda. Sri Harivansh Prasad was doing  vegetable farming, orchard, dairy and fisheries from traditional method. In 2009 , he came in contact with KVK, Harnaut  Nalanda and took training in IFS and micro-irrigation and started farming by modern techniques of Agri with the help of ATMA, he formed a organic farming. The income of Sri Harivansh Prasad rise to 6-8 lakh from 1-1.5 lakh per annum. Now, He extending his knowledge to other farmers in the field of modern  farming technique.He got 2nd prize in Brinjal production in 2014 during rajgir mahotsav sponsored by ATMA, Nalanda. In the month of August , presence of Hon'ble President Pranab Mukherjee during "Krishi Road Map" 2013-14 was inaugurated  at Krishna Memorial Hall,Patna,He was invited as a guest farmer on that occasion.



Name:- Sri Narendra Singh

Qualification:- B.A (Hons)

Address:- Damodapur,Nagarnausa



Sri Narendra Singh is a dairy farmers belong to Damodar Village Block-Nagarnausa,Dist-Nalanda.He have four dairy unit but the milk production was very low on the advice of KVK Nalanda Scientist.He taken training on dairy farming from NDRI Karnal, Haryana.After that he established 10 dairy unit of Hybrid cow with own expense.after that he took 50% Subsidy from dairy development dept of bihar govt on 46 dairy unit. After that , he started motivating other farmers to adopt hybrid cows for having extra income. Then , after he established a dairy co-operative society in his village and now a days his dairy cooperative society is leading dairy cooperative in Bihar State. The farmers attached to dairy cooperative society doing sceintific dairy farming due that  mortality of animals are very low and milk production is stable. Mr Narendra Singh also using "vantulsi" for cure of wound in animal.He is motivating others farmers of the dist and nearby dist to establish dairy unit.Now,he is nominated to participate in programme organize by ICAR new Delhi on 10th march 2015.  




Name   : Samrendar Singh.

Village  : Yaswantpur

Block   : Chandi

                Before in the year 2005 this farmer was growing only the seasonal crop like wheat, paddy etc. His income was significantly low around Rs 15000/annum. Subsequently, he took trainings at KVK Harnaut in different fields such as fisheries, beekeeping, dairy, vermin compost etc. He inspired to do integrated farming system and with interest he managed to do training on fisheries sponsored by state govt. Later, with the help & guidance of programme Co-ordinator & other KVK’s scientist first established a vermin compost unit than few small ponds than bee-keeping (with only 3-boxes) & along with dyke of pond he grew vegetable/banana/papaya. He now earn around Rs. 15000 from only by selling banana & papaya, from honey he earn around 20,000/annum. He earns around 10,000-20,000 by selling fishes locally. Currently, with the success of fish, horticulture cum Bee keeping, he opened a small fish hatchery in guidance of KVK scientist & Programme Co-ordinator. The production from fish hatchery was not up to extent to be marketed this year. He has also honored with best farmer of the Block and bagged Rs. 1 Lakh cash prize from state Govt.


Name :-Sri Kavinadra Kuamr Maurya

Vill:- Charuipar, Block – Noorsaria, Dist. - Nalanda


He is an educated farmer with a post-graduation in Botany. He adopted family farming and fisheries as a profession. He wihsed to educate his children but it was difficult to afford it. he was having 4 acers land on which he was practicing dairy, faishery, apiary and spices cultivation earlier, he was earning s. 50-60,000/- annum at that time. In the year 2000, he started interrated farming System (IFS) on his 5 decimal land. it it, he started fisheries and horticulture along with some vegetable cultivation. The technical guidance was provided by scientist of KVK, Harnaut Nalanda. He was encouraged with the benift of IFS and tried for subsidy form ATMA, Nalanda & DHO, Nalanda.

He was taken training in fisheries and prawn farming from Andhra Pradesh and adopted this profession on a large scale. He developed many ponds on his ladn with assistance of ATMA, Nalanda and also established a hatchery. He is now growing different types of fishes like Katla, Silver carp, Grass carp, COmmon Carp, Mangur, and Prawn. He makes his fish meal form mixture of Rice Bran, Mustard, Rye and sunflower cake and saves money on fishmeal. Today, he is earning Rs. 2.5-3.0 lakh rupees per annuam and also educating the children outside the state. For the marketing of his produce, the local market and district market is able to absorb all the produce.






Name   : Smt. Anita Devi

Village: Anantpur

Block   : Chandi


Smt. Anita Devi, w/o- Sri Sanjay Kumar, Village- Anantpur, block- Chandi and district- Nalanda a house wife used to busy in house hold routine and helped her husband in farming. One day she visited KVK (2007) for take an idea for earn better to live better through agriculture. K.V.K. suggested many options in agro. based activities. especially to visit the Mushroom production units. She was determined to start the Mushroom Production. On the recommendation of KVK, Nalanda, she visited (2008) Birsa Agricultural University, Kanke, Ranchi and G.B. Pant University of agricultural and technology, Pantnager (Uttranchal) for exposure on Mushroom production with help of state government programme. She also got one month training from Rajendra Agricultural University, Pusa (Samastipur) Bihar and she started (2009) Mushroom cultivation with 20 bags and earned Rs.300=00 only at first. Very happy with Rs.300=00. She continued with 45 bags in the year 2011. Now, she has produce 450 bags and started group farming of Mushroom cultivation with 26 unemployed housewives. Now, she has also developed a market for mushroom. She is model lady producer, inspirator and also innovator for the other farm ladies. She is identified as the master trainer of Mushroom cultivation and her help taken by District agriculture, Horticulture department and K.V.K., in the training programmes. Her work is appreciated by A.P.C., Government of Bihar, District Magistrate, Nalanda and she has won the several prizes related for development of Mushroom recipes. She is very happy and comes KVK with smiling face. Her earning is reached from Rs. 300 to Rs. 5700 (approximate) / month. With her significant achievement, she become a member of 6th Extension Council of Bihar agri. Univ. in the year 2013 as women progressive farmer.



Name:-Sri Rakesh Kumar

Village:- Sohdih

Block-: Biharsharif

Sri Rakesh kumar, S/o Sri Dayal chand Prasad, vill- Sohdih in a vegetable produce having area of 2 ha. Land under vegetable cultivation. He grows potato, onion, cauliflower, bitter gourd etc traditionally. After interaction and trainings through KVK he adopted relay and inter cropping. He also started using vermi compost. He made SHERE BIHAR FARMERS GROUPS and started organic based farming in 20 acre in 2007 and now covered 200 ha. Land under organic vegetable production. So he could get potato, onion, chilli, cauliflower, bitter gourd, radish etc, i.e. 2-3 crop per piece of land per season. Concept of organic with relay and intercropping could fetch more demand in market and more value of his product. Now his earning enhanced from Rs. 0.8 – 1.0 lakh to 2.5 – 3.0 lakh from per acre of land. He also developed Bamboo made store house for potato and onion so could get good price in off season market. Recently, he has introduced paired row method practices in potato cultivation leading to 1088Q/ha in year 2013 which is highest production of potato in the world.