Agriculture Success Story: IT graduate Devesh Patel earns 1.5 crore by cultivating ginger and turmeric, customers are also abroad: This is absolutely true that on one hand, the farmers of the country are moving away from agriculture to good profitable work. At the same time, the youth of the country who have studied well, who can go abroad and do their work, do farming in the country. Yes, there are many such youths in the country who have reached millions to crores in terms of earning by farming today. These young farmers use best technology in their farming methods and earn good profits at low cost.
IT graduate Devesh Patel earns 1.5 crore by cultivating ginger and turmeric
Today we are going to tell you about one such farmer who is an IT graduate young farmer and cultivates ginger-turmeric. Not only this, the tora of this young farmer is so much that he also has customers of ginger and turmeric in foreign countries. We are talking about Devesh Patel, a resident of Borivavi village in Anand district of Gujarat. From the very beginning, Devesh Patel was convinced that he was made for farming.
Devesh started his brand ‘Sattva Organic’ in the year 2005 by staying in agriculture.
Devesh said during an interview that talking about farming was his passion. Nevertheless, Devesh earned a degree, because his family members believed that it was necessary to have some kind of degree. Even after this, in the year 2005, he started farming only during college days. Devesh further states that he started his brand ‘Satva Organic’ in the year 2005. Under this, he started making many products like turmeric pickle, turmeric latte, dried ginger powder, tea masala from crops like turmeric and ginger.
Farmer earns about 1.52 crores every year
Devesh says that he sells 27 types of products under Sattva Organic and gets around 15,000 orders every month. With this, he exports about six tonnes of ginger and turmeric to many countries of America and Europe every year. In this way, they earn about Rs 1.52 crore every year. Isn’t it wonderful? Apart from this, he has also trained more than 200 farmers of his area and helped them in organic farming. Some of these farmers have become entrepreneurs themselves. Devesh also believes that abandoning farming is not a good option.
Devesh’s family turned to organic farming in the year 1992.
It is a good option to do something new in it. Devesh further states that he was raised in a peasant family. This is why he has always been associated with nature. He owns about 12 acres of ancestral (Bap-Dada) land and has taken an additional five acres on lease from relatives and friends. Devesh’s family had been doing farming for a long time, but he turned to organic farming in the year 1992. Anyway, all the young farmers of today are taking steps towards organic farming and organic farming.
Providing sion free food is the social responsibility of us farmers
Devesh says that we consider our land as mother. If it is our mother then how can we poison it? Many organisms in the soil carry out different bio activities. Also, providing fresh and chemical-free food to the people is the social responsibility of our farmers. This was our idea behind advancing organic farming. Our product was organic, but in the mandis it got the same price as inorganic products. This made me realize that we have to give our products a grade and explore other markets.
Devesh wants to explain to all farmers of the country the value of organic farming
Let me tell you that with the introduction of more value-added products in your current range to Devesh Patel later. It is expected to work with and train many farmers of the country. So that a sense of confidence can be instilled in the farmers towards organic farming. At the same time, Devesh Patel also believes that farmers need to be made aware about organic farming and wants to share their knowledge with people who want to learn.
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