Bhubaneswar : Women are taking the lead in farming and especially the case in the tribal-dominated districts of our state. In today’s society, women have shown their powers in every field, while in mechanical agriculture they are also gradually becoming involved. Recently, a woman was seen driving a power tiller in Keonjhar district to cultivate mandia.
Eyewitnesses praised the woman, who was wearing a sari and wearing a power tiller. The woman is identified as Sanjulata of Kaurikala village in the Kendujhar district headquarters block .Sanju’s husband Mahendra Mahant is also a farmer, who is involved in the rainy season vegetable farming and provides the necessary support to his wife Sanju.
She started Mandia farming in 2020 with the help of a non-governmental organization called Idea. After cultivating about one and a half acres in the first year, it earned Rs 20,000. Last year, he farmed mandia on two acres of land and earned Rs 30,000 from it.
After learning to run a power tiller with the help of her husband, Sanju started a mandia farm on her own. Sanju said she learned to power herself with the aim of cultivating herself during her husband’s absence and illness. Her interest and support have been praised by her family and villagers.