Rural Development Initiatives

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Empowering rural population through NABARD supported Kisan Clubs
To inculcate scientific thinking in the farmers regarding agriculture and its subsidiary occupation, Farmer Club is the great platform. ARF is playing key role in formation of Kisan Club in Haryana. It offers a platform to the farmers for discussing them oblems and finding solution collectively.Till 31st March 2018, ARF formed 132 Kisan Clubs with support of NABARD. In FY 2017-18, total 46 meeting of farmer clubs were organized. This financial year, data of 68 farmer clubs from Sonepat district and 44 farmer clubs from Panipat district were digitized on Krishak Sarthi portal.
To train the farmers of Kisan clubs, ARF has taken many intiatives to train farmers and increase their awareness for profitable agri practices. For field exposure of farmers, ARF had organized many exposure visits of farmers to Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Mushroom Growing Farms, farmer fairs, industrial exposure and Symposiums etc.

ARF Rural Development team intercting with farmers of Kisan club.

ARF promoted Self Help group Women participation in financial literacy program.

Women empowerment through Self Help Groups
ARF believe that development of society is incomplete without development of women. To empower women of Haryana, NABARD had sanctioned project of 50 SHGs formation in Panipat district.
Out of 50 SHGs, 17 SHG’s were linked with banks where women in groups deposit their monthly saving. ARF also organized workshops for developing leadership quality among women.

Mechanized transplantation of hydroponically grown paddy nursery in villages of sonipat

To raise Hydroponics Paddy nursery in Ayurvet’s Pro Green Hydroponics machine To transplant the Paddy nursery on farmer’s field using mechanical transplanter To compare the performance of Hydroponics Paddy with conventional Paddy in terms of growth and yield parameters.

Organic Farming Project

With support of NABARD, ARF demonstrated benefits of organic farming over conventional farming in 24 acres of land towards safe food, better soil and human health in villages of district Panipat.

  • Created awareness on Organic farming in Villages of Panipat district of Haryana
  • Constructed 2 vermicompost pits/farmers for 12 farmers & started production of vermicompost
  • Carried out soil testing for 12 farmer fields for different macro and micro nutrients.
  • Demonstration conducted for cultivation of Paddy and Wheat on 12 locations through Organic farming
  • Carried out marketing programs of Organic produce through Kisan Mela and Seminars


Ayurvet Unnat Kisan Mela evam Gosthi
Experts like, Dr. M.J. Khan (Chairman, ICFA), Dr. Vibha Dhawan (Senior Director-TERI), Padmshree Dr. V.P.Singh (Paddy Expert), Dr.T.P.Trivedi (Plant Protection Expert), Dr. A.C. Varshney (Former V.C.- DUVASU), other Scientists and NABARD officials gave their view points to tackle the issue. Along with student’s science model, Team Ayurvet demonstrated various scientific innovations in area of agriculture and dairy farming to the farmers in Kisan Mela. More than 450 farmers participated in the event. It was encouraging to see active participation from school students, large number of women participants and media people
Ayurvet Research Foundation in collaboration with NABARD, organized Ayurvet Unnat Kisan Mela & Gosthi in Chidana village of Sonepat, Haryana on 11th November 2017. The key agenda of the Mela & Gosthi was to discuss problems faced by farmers and providing solutions to farm issues and improve farm profits with the help of renowned agriculture and livestock scientists and experts.
Farmer Producer Organization(FPO)

FPOs are formed to provide the best price for the produce of farmers and enhance their profitability . ARF started these FPO with 100 members with the support of NABARD. FPOs with special reference to its capacity to generate income. The other benefits are as: Market Opportunities, Domestic market, Export Market and Marketing Channel.

Crop Residue Management

Creation of awareness among farmers of the region Sonipat to not burn the paddy stubble and prevent severe air pollution in NCR and Delhi. Farmers are advised on alternative ways and Govt. Schemes to generate extra income through their crop remains.