Amarkantak Tribes Farmers Producer Company Limited, Pendra empanelled under the National Institute of Women, Child and Youth Development CBBO, has been awarded a certificate of appreciation for its exceptional performance in promoting the welfare of farmers.
This recognition was presented by the Revenue Minister of Chhattisgarh, Mr. Jai Singh Agrawal, and the district collector of Gaurella-Pendra- Marwahi, Mrs. Priyanka Rishi Mahobiya, on the auspicious occasion of Independence Day in 2023.
The FPO was commended for its efforts in preserving the indigenous Vishnu Bhog Scented Paddy, while also maximizing the production, procurement, value addition, and marketing of naturally grown Vishnu bhog rice. The initiatives implemented by the FPO have played a significant role in enhancing the income of farmers, while earning a profit of Rs. 800-1000 per quintal. This success has been made possible with the constant support provided by the Department of Agriculture, GPM.