Most of the people in Gujarat are associated with agriculture and day by day good farming is being done by the farmers with the help of new technology and farmers are moving more towards horticulture. In this a farmer from a small village in Palanpur taluka of Banaskantha district got the idea of doing something different in farming and then he has become very successful by cultivating Taiwan papaya.
This papaya was cultivated in a total of four acres. Also Shaileshbhai Chaudhary had to spend 2.5 lakh rupees to do this farming but he has got more than Rs. In this 18 months farming you have to spend only once.
Farmers have now moved from traditional farming to horticulture: India is said to be an agricultural country and farmers are now in favor of horticulture. Shaileshbhai saw Taiwan growing papaya in his friend’s field and decided to grow papaya in his own farm.
This farm is 16 to 18 months old: Shaileshbhai has taken a new initiative. And these papayas take about 16 to 18 months.
Taiwanese papaya needs more water: Shaileshbhai is very young and doesn’t have much farming experience but wanted to do something different. He did not get good income in other fields. After that he decided to cultivate Taiwan papaya and Taiwan papaya is getting better price as compared to his other crop.
More profit in less cost: Shaileshbhai has spent very less cost in doing this farming. Also he has earned 2.5 lakh rupees for this farming but he has made profit of Rs.