Award Winning Model Farmers Trained by GEAG
Year: 2011, 2017 and 2018
Brief: Ramrati Devi, a small and marginal farmer from Sarpatha near Campierganj of Gorakhpur was awarded the “Woman Exemplar Award” by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and HSBC in 2011. She learnt organic and sustainable farming practices from trainings provided by GEAG and further trained and motivated several other farmers of her village.
Asha Devi and Chanda Devi, two small and marginal farmers of Gorakhpur were awarded the “Rani Lakshmi Bai Veerta Award” in March 2018 by the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Yogi Adityanath. These model farmers learnt the sustainable farming techniques from GEAG and have trained several other farmers on sustainable and climate resilient agriculture.
Asha Devi was also awarded the Best Women Farmer Award by the Farm N Food Magazine, India. She received this award on the occasion of International Women’s Day, 2017 by the Vice Chancellor of Narendra Dev University of Agriculture and Technology, Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh.