The 24,000 Kayal Padasekhara Samiti, Alappuzha, has actually won the Mithranikethan K. Viswanathan Memorial Nelkathir Award for group farming and Aneesh P.B. of Kannur the Sibi Kallingal Karshakothama Award for 2020.
Farming Minister V.S. Sunil Kumar revealed the farm sector awards here on Wednesday. The awards will exist in Thrissur on February 14, the last day of the 2021 edition of the VAIGA Exposition. Srividya M. of Chankalavaya, Kasaragod, won the young farmer award for females while Saifulla P. of Vattallur, Malappuram, won the young farmer award for guys. Shivaganesh of Meenakshipuram, Palakkad, won the Kera Kesari award for finest coconut farmer, Jacob Joseph of Eraviperoor, Pathanamthitta, the Haritha Mithra award for the very best veggie farmer and Sheeja S. of Umayanalloor, Kollam, the Udhyana Shreshta award for the very best floriculturist. Swapna of Pattikkadu, Thrissur, won the Karshaka Thilakom award for finest lady farmer.
Anil Kumar A. of Nallila, Kollam, won the Karshaka Jyothi award for the very best farmer in the SC/ST classification, while M. Manoharan won the Shrama Shakthi award for finest farming labourer. The Krishi Vigyan Award for the very best farming researcher went to V.S. Santhosh Mithra, Principal Researcher, ICAR-Central Bulb Crops Research Study Institute (ICAR-CTCRI), Sreekaryam. Shameer S. of Nedumangadu, Thiruvananthapuram won the award for finest hi-tech farmer.