The Kedarottana Trust in Udupi Which Promoted Organic Cultivation Reaps 900 Tonnes of Paddy

The Kedarottana Trust in Udupi Which Promoted Organic Cultivation Reaps 900 Tonnes of Paddy

The Kedarottana Trust in Udupi which promoted organic paddy cultivation on about 1,500 acres of fallow land under Udupi Assembly constituency in this kharif season has reaped about 900 tonnes of paddy. The trust headed by Udupi MLA K. Raghupathi Bhat, comprised presidents of 19 gram panchayats and councillors from 35 wards of Udupi City Municipal Council and nine others as its members.

Udupi MLA K. Raghupathi Bhat said that if not rains, the trust was expecting to harvest at least 1,200 tonnes of paddy from the fields. The MLA said that the rice will be sold at ₹60 per kg. Its marketing under the brand name ‘Udupi Kedara Kaje’ in Udupi was launched on Sunday by the Minister for Animal Husbandry Prabhu Chavan.

 

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