Lusuri
Shankar Singh
Bilaspur, Odisha
Shankar Singh a farmer from bilaspur, odisha
About Farmer

The 29-year-old farmer from Sahebdera village, Sundargarh. Has 5 years of experience cultivating red rice in collaboration with 13 SHGs (Self-help groups ) present in the area. He is the CEO of Chhedlagan FPO (Farmer Producer Organization). Soon after completing his graduation.

He started to work with FPO when he gained interest in agriculture and collaborated with many FPO stakeholders, resulting in better business expansion.

During his journey until now, he has impacted the livelihood of more than 300 farmers and Women in that area. Thanks to his efforts that he recreated the value of hand pounding (Dhinki) today, which provides livelihood to women SHG in the area and revive the tradition.

About Rice

Make the pretty red rice a healthier choice for your daily meal. The traditional hand-pounded or Dhinki Kuta Red rice has more micronutrients and B Complex Vitamins. It is also rich in fiber and folic acid which helps in good digestion and healthy functioning of the heart.

The bran is enriched with an antioxidant called anthocyanin which gives a red color to the rice. Double-boiled hand-pounded rice with low GMI/GI and rich fiber is highly recommended for diabetic people and people conscious about carbs intake.

Farmer Stats
Land Size
19 Acre
Kharif Crop
Rice
Rabi/Zaid
Millet, Chilly, Pulses
Irrigation
Rainfed/Underground Water Pump.
Farm Images
Farm feild image in bilaspur odisha
Farm feild image in bilaspur odisha
Farm feild image in bilaspur odisha
Farm feild image in bilaspur odisha
Farm feild image in bilaspur odisha