DEVELOPMENT OF ORGANIC SEEDLINGS OF HORTICULTURAL CROPS BY RURAL FARMERS AND
DISSEMINATION OF THE TECHNOLOGY
The Department of Science and Technology, Government of India vide its Sanction Order no.DST/SSTP/Karnataka/LSR/2010/119(G) dated 26-09-2011 have sanctioned this project to HOPE FIRST, Bangalore with a budget of Rs.35,75,495/- and a release of RS.16,13,495/- to the Council. The Department of Science and Technology has also directed the Council to release the funds to HOPE (First) on obtaining the necessary bond and appoint a Nodal Officer to monitor the project activities. KSCST has nominated Mr. U.T.Vijay as Nodal Officer to coordinate and monitor the project activities.
HOPE FIRST, an NGO has commenced the execution of the project by initiating the following activities: