Success Story

Mrs. Surekha Ajit Parit, KVK Success Story

Why Organic Farming?

Name: Mrs. Surekha Ajit Parit

Address: Shendur, Tal. Kagal, Dist. Kolhapur

Area under Nutrition Garden: 0.0375 Acre (1.5 R)

Number of Family Members: 05

Mobile No. 9503573531



Women are the major worker of agriculture and allied sector activities. Mrs. Surekha Parit lives

in Shendur village of kagal Taluka, Kolhapur is doing farming as ancestral occupation. She is

growing Rice, Soybean and Groundnut, Jawar, Gram and wheat. She has established a nutrition

garden and fulfilled his family daily requirement.


Major crops and impact


With the guidance of Shri Siddhagiri Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kaneri, Kolhapur, Mrs. Surekha

Parit has developed the nutrition garden and grows different leafy vegetables (Cabbage, Ambadi,

Spinach, Fenugreek, Curry leaves, etc.), under major vegetables (Tomato, Brinjal, Chili,

Cauliflower, Okra, Bitter gourd, Ridge gourd, Knolkhol etc.) and Roots and Tubers crops

(Onion, Raddish etc.). Mrs. Surekha Parit has saved Rs. 14037 in vegetable purchase from

nutritional garden.


Impact: After seeing Mrs. Surekha Parit’s nutritional garden, the other women farmers got

motivated and some of the women farmers developed other nutritional garden in their available

land. She has also done saving from nutritional garden and keeping her family health at most

priority, cooking organically grown food/vegetable.

Future Plan: Mrs. Surekha Parit has planned to develop a small food processing unit based on

experience of nutritional garden. She has planned to dried vegetable in urban areas of Kolhapur

along with her already developed food products.

Source: KVK Kolhapur

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