DR VKS TOMAR
5/946, VASTUKHAND, GOMTINAGAR, LUCKNOW
Thesis Title/Project Title
Doubling the income of farmers of drought-hit region of Bundelkhand through aromatic plants interventions.
Current Working Details
Successfully organized 29 training and awareness programmes on cultivation and primary processing of medicinal and aromatic plants in different parts of the country by which more than 7300 additional technical manpower was developed. Additional area of about 300 acre under medicinal and aromatic plants was brought in newer areas of Bihar, Maharashtra, Odisha, Gujarat, West Bengal, Jammu & Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh with my effort. Due to increase in area, additional Employment to the tune 24000 man-days were created in rural areas of the country Popularised lemongrass cultivation in Chhattisgarh in more than 80 acres and also popularised Vetiver variety CIM Vriddhi in M.P. CSIR-Rural Development Award-2 Times