Last Updated: 26 July 2014
Transfer of Technology to un-reached, tribal and vulnerable areas:
- Front Line Demonstrations: During 2005-2013, a total of 750 demonstrations of 17 wheat varieties were conducted in 300 hectares area in 111 villages of 17 districts of Madhya Pradesh and three districts of Rajasthan. Overall increase in yield was around 51% in these demonstrations. These demonstrations increased the rate of varietal replacement and helped in quick diffusion of appropriate wheat cultivation technologies among farmers of the region.