• Dhiraj Patra

PGS Certified Organic Farmer

Dhiraj Patra is an organic farmer living with his wife and two daughters in Raidighi, South 24 Paraganas. He carries out agricultural activities in his 2 acres of land. Till 2011, he used pesticides and chemical fertilizers in his farm which eventually brought down the quality & fertility of the land. This gradually affected his income and family. After encountering Mukti he learned and got interested in organic farming Eventually, he took the bold step of shifting his farming techniques to organic farming. Thenceforth, the productivity of the land has started increasing. He is now a successful organic farmer. Presently, he is motivating other farmers on adopting organic farming.