Law graduate Harinderjit Singh Gill, a resident of Nurpur in Ludhiana district of Punjab state, earned over Rs 31 lakh from paddy straw management in the district. At the same time, he has set an example for the surrounding farmers.
As soon as the paddy harvest begins, the straw problem becomes a major challenge for both the farmers and the government. Every day farmers are burning hay in the field. A case has also been filed against them. Not only this, the farmers should also be compensated for this. But, amidst all this, law graduate Harinderjit Singh, a resident of Noorpur in Ludhiana district of Punjab, earned over Rs 31 lakh from paddy straw management in Gill district. This set an example for the farmers around them and also showed them an income path. Farmer brother who is still there burning hay Taking refuge in it. According to media reports, while speaking, the progressive farmer said he had bought a second-hand square baler worth Rs 5 lakh and a 5 horse power tractor to bale around 17,000 quintals of paddy straw in his field after this season’s harvest. A rack worth lakhs.
31.45 lakhs was earned from paddy straw
“I earned Rs 31.45 lakh by selling paddy straw to paper mills at Rs 185 per quintal,” said the farmer. your successful Straw management Encouraged by this, the 45-year-old farmer now plans to expand his hay management business. A baler and two trolleys cost Rs 11 lakh. He earned a net profit of Rs 20.45 lakh after covering all expenses.
Also, Gill bought a square baler with two rakes worth Rs 40 lakh and two rakes worth Rs 17 lakh to further expand his hay management business, adding, “Also, I have the baler and two trolleys.” “Now, we plan to make 500 tonnes of round bales and 400 tonnes of square bales with the help of two square balers,” he said.
How many acres of land does successful farmer Harinder Gill cultivate?
For your information, currently Gill cultivates 52 acres of land, out of which he has cultivated 30 acres of land. Paddy cultivation did At the same time, guava and pear orchards have been developed on 10 acres of land. Apart from this, poplar saplings have been planted in the remaining 12 acres of land.
Happy Cedar is used in wheat cultivation
He said, I have not burned paddy or wheat straw for the past seven years and am using Happy Cedar for sowing wheat. The farmer also said, “Crop production has increased as stubble burning has been stopped in the fields. This year he produced 900 quintals from his 30 acres of land. Rice yield has achieved. After seeing me doing this for the last two years, most of the farmers in my village and surrounding areas have started adopting the same method.”