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S.No Sub Sector Area
 1 Groundnut Ananthapur in AP Iidentification and trial of improved resistant varieties, suitable for export market, package of practices , identification of market players  - 850 farming families;
 2 Cotton Adilabad, Srikakulam in
AP, Yavathmal & Wardha in Maharashtra
 Integrated Pest Management package, buy back arrangement with Super Spinning mill, promotion of Mutually Aided Cooperative Society (MACS) – supported with information technology; 3700 cotton growers involved in this action research;
 3 Dairy Ananthapur, Nizamabad in AP, Ranchi, Deogarh in Jharkhand Collaboration with Andhra Pradesh Dairy Development Cooperative Federation (APDDCF), promotion of women dairy Mutually Aided Cooperative Society (MACS), Scientific dairy management practices; 2992 dairy cattle rearers involved;




ii) Soybean


Ranchi, Deogarh in Jharkhand


Vidisha & Indore of Madhya Pradesh

 Introduction of chip grade potato, developing package of practices, input – output linkages with Frito Lays – 907 small & marginal farmers;



Productivity enhancement, rainfall insurance involving 535 farming households;


 5 Pulses Yadgir in Karnataka Productivity enhancement and credit facility development involving 100 farmers;
 6 Mushroom Ganjam in Orissa Introduction of mushroom as an additional income generating activity through production technology development with 150 rural households;
 7 Paddy Khammam & Srikakulam in AP and Ganjam in Orissa Piloting of System of Rice Intensification technology with 172 rice growing farmers;
 8 Non Timber Forest Produce (NTFP)
 Ranchi, Dumka & Deogarh of Jharkhand Lac – Technical assistance for lac rearers & designing financial product involving 715 lac rearers;
  Tasar- input & credit product design, insurance product development; currently with 361 tribal families;
 9 Retailing Ranchi in Jharkhand & Jabalpur in MP Effective utilization of the savings of the women’s SHGs and enhancing livelihoods by reducing their effective cost of living – 3900 SHG members are involved in this action research project;
 10 Power MP Power distribution with Transformer User Associations (TUAs) & improving agricultural pump efficiency;
 11 Water Ranchi,Deogarh of Jharkhand Strengthening of small holder agriculture including Irrigation for Small Farmers;
 12 e-Sagu Kuppam in AP Action Research at Personalized advice of Agricultural experts delivered at the farmer’s door-step, once in a week from sowing to harvesting of crops for 500 farmers;
 13 Agarbatti rollers Hindupur in AP Pilot project for Agarbatti rollers - credit linkages, raw material and out put linkages (with ITC) for Agarbatti producers.