Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav (My Village – My Pride) Scheme

Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav (My Village – My Pride) Scheme

Launch Year: 2015

Nodal Ministry: Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Implementation: All the ICAR Institutes and State Agricultural Universities including Horticulture, Home Science, Agricultural Engineering, Veterinary, Animal Sciences and Fisheries Universities located in the country


• To promote the direct interface of scientists with the farmers to hasten the lab to land process.

• To ensure that farmers benefit from best farm practices by providing required information, knowledge and advisories on regular basis by adopting villages

• To create awareness among farmers about the organisations and their programmes and schemes as well as government policies related to the farming sector.

• To imbibe a sense of ownership among the agricultural scientists of the country.

Process and Mechanism:

• Groups of four scientists who will adopt 5 villages within a radius of 50-100 km from their place of working.

• Scientists will select villages as per their convenience and will remain in touch with the selected villages and provide information to the farmers on technical and other related aspects.

• The scientists are also expected to monitor the process of adoption of agricultural technologies by the farmers.

• The cooperation of KVKs will be effective in demonstration of technologies to the farmers.

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