Area Covered Under SDTT-SRI Programme
Sir Dorabji Tata Trust (SDTT) and Allied Trusts, Mumbai, has supported a total number of 127 partner NGOs in promotion of System of Rice Intensification (SRI) through its network of nodal agencies in each of the eleven states where the Programme is in operation till the Kharif 2011 season. So far 1,09,996 small and marginal farmers have benefitted by adopting the SRI methodology with coverage of 38,205.87 acres through this initiative of the Trusts. The eleven states in India where SDTT and Allied Trusts has extended its support base are Maharastra, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal, Assam and Manipur. Meghalaya is the latest entrant and will be counted as the twelfth state soon, where SRI demonstration has just commenced.