M/s Nix Chemicals & fertilizers Pvt.Ltd is a sister concern of M/s Panchganga Agro Industries, a firm which has established itself in the market for last 9 years as a manufacturer and marketer of fertilizers and giving farm related assistance to the farmers throughout the state of Maharashtra. M/s Nix Chemicals & fertilizers Pvt.Ltd proposes to shortly set up an independent unit for the manufacture of fertilizer in the Hatkanagale Taluka .In the meantime the company is in the process of introducing a new concept called NIX KISSAN CLUB to mitigate the various problems faced by the farming community and for which we solicit your support to make this venture a grand success.
The main aim of club would be transfer of technology from lab to the farmers in the field of agriculture and allied activities. The club when launched will provide the member farmers with all modern infrastructure / scientific and extension ,personal and demonstration plots, provide training and exposure to farmers on land and water testing, selection of crops, diversification of crops, inter & mixed cropping, water management, integrated pest management, organic farming & improved agricultural practices as well as in the fields of allied activities such as dairy, poultry, goat farming, dry land horticulture and food processing, besides assistance to conduct various training programs and one to one meet with experts in the field of agriculture for a more improved and improvised agricultural production.
ACHIEVEMENT & IMPACT
Soil Testing- Supply of free of cost - water analysis, soil analysis and leaf and petiole analysis once in a year.
Change in cropping pattern:
Once the club is established we will encourage our members to change the cropping pattern from single cropping to multiple cropping for which necessary training and guidance will be provided to the members from experts in the field.
Training and Demonstration:
Training and demonstration plays a crucial role in disseminating technology. After the formation of the farmer’s club we will provide around five training sessions and four agri demonstrations in a month on the following lines :
Training on Incense Sticks for women under Spot and Support Programme
Demonstration on Vermi Compost.
Demonstration on Bio-pesticides ..
Demonstration of collection of soil samples
INITIATION OF FARM TECHNOLOGY: Considering the impacts of chemical fertilizers and pesticides on the general health and well being of the people we propose to sensitise the farmers on the ill effects of such chemicals and motivate them to use Bio-fertilizers as well as Bio-pesticides which are environment friendly and effective in countering the negative effects of chemicals.
Almost all the farmers will be covered under crop insurance, and accidental death insurance scheme through the Club. The Club will also initiate steps to mobilize credit to meet unforeseen situations of the farmers. For perishable products due attention will be given by the Club for quick marketing by networking with the sellers in the nearby urban areas. Corpus fund will be developed at the Club level to meet exigency expenses of the farmer members.
ADOPTION OF MARKETING AND VALUE ADDITION:
Marketing of different crops is being undertaken by effective networking with selected traders of the area. This initiation will be taken by the club to protect the farmer’s interest like profit and timely sale.
Supply of seed, fertilizers, pesticides at the lowest possible rates other than the market.
ACTIVITIES OF KISSAN CLUB
Both members and non-member farmers will get opportunity to enhance their skill and efficiency in cultivation technology.
Credit need of the farmers will be met with the linkage activities.
Community Farming will be developed over 4 acres of lands.
Double cropping and inter-cropping pattern introduced in the locality
Socio-economic status of the farmers will be developed after the Club initiatives.
Some of the farmer members will get opportunity to visit to areas outside the state where progressive farming is in vogue .
Dowry prevention and drug free community movement will be initiated by the Club in the area.
To motivate and encourage the farmers, every year prize will be given to a best farmer selected by the club on the basis of one’s activities and will be given at the time of the Special Birth Anniversary Meeting of the club.
The farmers will get opportunities to attend district level and state level forums and their active participation will be recognized.
The club will also organize cultural and spiritual events.
Other community development activities like cleaning of ponds, drains, repairing
of roads, community plantation, local forest protection etc will be initiated
through participatory efforts.