the beginning of the Project:
Business Programme: Incubation of four seed
business ventures successfully for production of
Paddy Seed on 250 acres of land of
Upparbandha Beej Gram in East Singhbhoom
and Dhanbad (Jharkhand).
of 30 Entrepreneurs/NGOs in different
sectors of Agribusiness like Piggery, Poultry,
Goatery, Floriculture, Organic Farming, Dairy,
Horticulture, Fishery, Apiculture, Processing
and Post Harvest Technology.
of Cattle Feed Plant at BPD, BAU with
current revenue generation of Rs 6 Lakhs per
month (Net Profit of
`.60,000 per month).
450 Entrepreneurs have been assisted with
capacity building and trainings.
of BAU technologies: T X D Pig, Black Bengal
X Beetle Goat to 16 Entrepreneurs.
consultancy services by preparation of
Feasibility Study Report and Business Plan for
establishment of Food Testing Laboratories in
five different countries in Africa under
Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI),
Govt. of India & ICRISAT, Hyderabad.
filing of two patents by Faculty of
Forestry, BAU - BIRSIN & BIRSOL & assisted for
approval from the Jharkhand State & National
Consultancy, Training & Project Report
preparation for a vertically integrated Pulse
Mill for Farmer Producer Organisation of 300
farmers and establishment of 1 Retail Outlet
for green vegetables, fruits and pulses.
technical training, supply chain establishment &
marketing support to five different Producer
Organisations for Organic farming in 1600
Hectares involving 2000 farmers in Jharkhand
of selected probiotic products as poultry feeds
of Mr. Vijay Kumar, TePP Entrepreneur (Technopreneur
Promotion Programme of Department of Scientific
& Industrial Research).
of BPD Unit website for online dissemination of
technologies ready for commercialization.
10 video films in different sectors of
agribusiness for training.
& business planning assistance for establishment
of “HUDA AGRO & LIFESTOCK PARK” at Tara village,
and presented paper on “Entrepreneurship
development in Organic Farming” at the
International conference on Organic Farming
organized by National Horticulture Mission (NHM),
Govt. of Jharkhand.
7 workshops and 16 trainings in different
sectors of agribusiness.
was provided for setting up of breeding farm of
Beetle goat X Black Bengal Goat and Poultry to a
client - “Tripti Farm and Foods” along
with a retail outlet named TeFFe.
Development on Floriculture: 35 farmers have
been trained for floriculture in nearby area of
Ranchi and East Singhbhoom districts in
Jharkhand & Gaya in Bihar and that these farms
have successfully started.
Workshops & Four Training programmes were
conducted for agri-entrepreneurs in the
Agribusiness funding camp in association with
ICRISAT, Hyderabad and Small Farmers’
Business Incubation Workshop.
National Seminar cum workshop on IT Mediated and
Technology driven Agricultural Development.
Grassroots Innovations and their scope for
Training on Agribusiness development in Goatery.
Training on Agribusiness development in Poultry.
Training on Entrepreneurship development in Bio
Agribusiness meet cum Funding Camp along with
Entrepreneurship development in Organic Farming
and supply chain management.
500 Entrepreneurs for starting enterprise in
agribusiness & allied Sectors.
600 Farmers through seed village development
2000 Farmers through cluster development in
starting seed production, the farmers’
livelihood have been enhanced due to increased
income generation through seed production.
entrepreneur farmer/people have started working
on agri enterprise development instead of just
producing and selling harvest for consumption.
farmers’ incomes have increased from 50% to 100%
by adopting new technologies and practices of
improvised farm production through higher yield.
activity has been given a big boost through
initiatives by BPD Unit as over 500 individuals
have started their own businesses in agri and
allied sectors rather than working in other
SHG federation was able to successfully
commercialize and scale up production of
handicrafts and grass-mat products by providing
business planning guidance, marketing, funding
assistance and networking support by BPD Unit.
NGOs were supported with training for Master
trainers and consultancy for rural
micro-enterprises through primary processing of
Overall Impact / achievement:
of over 500 Tribal Farmers for agri-entrepreneurship
Institutions (FIs)/Banks which were earlier
reluctant to provide financial support for want
of credible agencies for hand-holding,
consulting and monitoring are coming forward to
support backward & forward linkages to clients
of BPD Unit at BAU.
Unit has ensured availability of over 100
quintals of quality seeds & planting materials
to over 600 farmers at local level through
technical and seed material support through BAU.
has ensured better price remuneration for over
600 farmers engaged in seed village production
by linking with Jharkhand Govt for purchase of
Unit at BAU has provided technical support,
supply chain establishment and marketing support
to over 2000 farmers including women in over
1600 Hectares of land for Organic Farming
BPD has helped in commercialization of BAU
technologies like T X D Hybrid Pig, Black Bengal
X Beetle Goat, Bio-fertilizer & Vermicompost
production which otherwise had slow rate of
penetration and commercialization.