Vedanta Goa provided agriculture assistance to over 160 farmers in Amona, Navelim and Vagona under its flagship Back to Farming CSR project. The company said that, it facilitated cultivation of 47 ha of land by providing seeds, fertilizers, fencing of the fields, harvesting & ploughing support and irrigation support etc. Vedanta’s Back to Farming project is an on-going initiative as an investment towards reviving agriculture. Under the project various paddy fields left fallow are identified and farmers are provided with assistance to revive farming.
Sandesh G Naik, president, Brameshwar Shetakari Sanghatana, Amona, said, “This initiative has truly helped farmers by rejuvenating agriculture and making it a viable livelihood option. We all farmers are motivated due to much needed support
provided by company and expecting high yields from our fields”
The project back to farming of Vedanta Sesa Goa Iron Ore is an on-going initiative as an investment towards reviving agriculture along with farming activities for sustainable results. Under this project various paddy fields left fallow were identified and required assistance is
provided to farmers helping them to revive farming.