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Celebrating ICE Stupas of LADAKH

Posted on: 24th Mar, 2019


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Ultra High Density Cashew Plantation -DRIP Irrigation & Fertigation

Posted: August 2017
By: Dr.P.Soman,Global Head, Agronomy, Jain Irrigation Systems, Ltd.,

Drip-Fertigation Technology for Sustainable Crop Production

Posted: March 2017
By: Dr.P.Soman,Global Head, Agronomy, Jain Irrigation Systems, Ltd.,

Jain Hills, Jalgaon, Maharashtra -THE BEAUTY OF INDIA
The Second Green Revolution

Posted: 31stJan, 2017
By: Dan Mayur, USA
Watching the Republic Day Parade this morning. The beauty of India’s rich and diverse cultures is visible in one place in all its splendor in the colorful pageantry of the human kaleidoscope that is this spectacle.

Components of Precision Farming: Crop Geometry

Posted: Dec 14, 2016
By: Dr. P.Soman
he Precision Farming technology adopted and implemented in several crops, by Jain irrigation agriculture experts have many components. One of the main components that make PF quite successful in terms of productivity is Crop Geometry.

Re-engineering the sprinkler

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This research was funded by Jain Irrigation Systems and the MIT Tata Center for Technology and Design.


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A four member team from the Ice Stupa Project has just returned from a three weeks expedition to the Lhonak Glacial Lake in North-West Sikkim, which has been declared dangerous for the last few years.

‘हो! भाऊ तिथेच आहेत, जिथे पाखरं पाणी पिताहेत...’

By : अजित जैन, जैन इरिगेशन सिस्टम लि.
“कृषिसंस्कृतीत आनंद आहे, सृजन आहे, संवर्धन आहे. आई आणि भूमी यांच्यातील नवनिर्मितीचे तत्त्व वंदनीय आहे.

Hightech Interventions in Horticulture Crops

By : Soman, P.
Posted on: May 2016 Source : Innovations in Horticultural Sciences
Technologies for cultivation of crops are changing over the years.

An evening to commemorate the founder of drip irrigation in India

Source : International Water & Irrigation
A memorial tribute to Mr B.H Jain was held at "Peres Center For Peace", Israel at the presence of Jain Family - Anil Jain, MD Jain, Atul Jain ,Indian Ambassador to Israel Mr. Pavan Kapoor, former Israeli ambassadors to India, Ambassadors, representatives from Israeli Ministries of Agriculture, Foreign Affairs, Economy & Industry, leading persons from the Israeli industry and institutes

My 7 Favorite Quotes from Bhavarlal Jain

By : Richard Restuccia
Posted on : March - April 2016, Source :
Last week the world lost one of the great environmental leaders Shri Bhavarlal Hiralal Jain, the founder of Jain Irrigation Systems Limited.

A Tribute to our Beloved Bhau

Posted on : March - April 2016, Source :
“Bhoomiputra” – Son of the Soil

We’re fast running out of water

By : A Narayanamoorthy /P Alli
Posted on : 21 March 2016, Source : thehindubusinessline
Promoting water saving technologies in paddy and shifting to pulses and oilseeds can make a big difference


By : Dr. P. Soman, Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd.
Over the last two decades or so productivity in agriculture and horticulture have gone to very high levels because of the increased adoption of drip irrigation and fertigation technologies.

Padma Shri Dr. Bhavarlal H Jain, Founder of Jain Group, Jalgaon, passes away

With immense grief and unparalleled sadness we inform that our beloved Founder Chairman Shri Bhavarlal Hiralal Jain (Age 79) passed away today after brief illness at a hospital in Mumbai.


By : Niranjan Mudholkar/
Posted on : February-March 2016, Source : The Economic Times POLYMERS

Jain sees drip irrigation as social capitalism

By : Satnam Singh/
Posted on : 5thNovember, 2015, Source :

Jalgaon, India – India’s Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd. has grown to a $970 million global company focusing on some of the smallest plastic products – tubing and components used in micro-irrigation systems to help farmers save water and boost crop yields.

Risk Mitigating Technologies for Water Management

By : DR. P. Soman, Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd.
Water is limiting and increasingly becoming scarce; there are so much data to elucidate this point. It is true whether one looks at a global, national or regional level. It is short in India.

Our Rice + Drip Farmer won IIRR’s ‘Innovative Rice Farmer Award’ of the year 2015

By : M.S. Prasad, JISL, Hyderabad
Our Rice + Drip Farmer Mr.T. Mahipal Yadav won the Innovative Rice Farmer of the year 2015. The award was instituted by Indian Institute of Rice Research (Earlier -Directorate of Rice Research) which is ICAR’s institute of excellence on rice research, based in Hyderabad.

Micro irrigation can increase farmer’s income by 50%

By : Anil Jain, Managing Director, Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd.
Source : Smart Agripost – July 2015
The 6000 crore Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd is India’s leading company in micro and drip irrigation. In an interview to Smart AgriPost, the company’s Managing Director, Anil Jain, speaks about why, despite its initial high cost, drip irrigation remains the Indian farmer’s best bet to increase his farm productivity.

Improving livelihoods of marginal farmers with solar & drip irrigation in Gaya, Bihar

Posted on : 28thJuly 2015
A Private-NGO Partnership between JAIN Irrigation Systems Ltd and PRAN, Gaya

Micro Irrigation Technology in India

By : Dr. P.Soman, Senior Vice president & Chief Agronomist, Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd.
Posted on : 11thJuly 2015, Jalgaon
Agriculture in India is climate restricted; 48% of the geographiacl area of the country receiving less than 1000 mm rain and the rest 1000-2500 mm.

An Irrigation System that has changed the lives of Millions of Farmers

By : Cuckoo Paul
Posted on : 23rdJune 2015, (Source : 7thDecember 2012, Forbes India)
Jain Irrigation changed the lives of millions of farmers with its modern drip irrigation systems, till government finances threatened to scupper its model. Now, founder Bhavarlal Jain is fighting back with a new plan

The seeds of a profitable crop

By : Amy Kazmin
Posted on : 20thMarch 2015, Jalgaon, Source : ( 21st April 2010)
Down a rutted road lined by brilliant red fire trees lies the Indian village of Jarandi, a once impoverished community that is being transformed by the kind of drip–irrigation technology that made Israel’s desert bloom in the 1960s.


By : Dr. Bhavarlal Jain
Posted on : 31thJanuary 2015, Jalgaon
Water is the elixir of life. It can, and it has, made or marred nations. Why only nations, water has nurtured or wiped out entire civilizations. Man is made up of 65-70 per cent water, so it can make or break even individuals!

Jain’s Solar Powered Micro Irrigation System, Promising Option for Agrarians

By : Dilip Yewalekar & Manisha Kinge, Jain Irrigation System
Posted on : 31st January 2015
Solar power is very curious subject flaming all over world in all sectors from space station to agro-irrigation because of unlimited availability of free solar radiation without proprietorships and non-judicial!  Concerning to use of solar power in micro irrigation sector is in primeval stage because of lack of unawareness on design aspects and exceptional types of electro-mechanical machines to pressurized micro irrigation system. The concern article throws light on fundamentals of solar energy and allied critical aspects in solar powered micro irrigation system.

Review of She & Me

Source : India Infoline News Service
Posted on : 22ndJanuary 2015, Jalgaon
There is a saying that one cannot judge a book by its cover. But in this case, it is just the opposite. Readers who are familiar with the author’s earlier book (The Enlightened Entrepreneur) would agree.

Improving the water and energy efficiency for food production through drip irrigation in India

By: Dr. Santosh K Deshmukh, Jain Irrigation System
Posted on : 6th January 2015
India is the largest freshwater user in the world, and the country’s total water use is greater than any other continent. The agricultural sector is the biggest user of water, followed by the domestic sector and the industrial sector. As water demand from cities and industries is increasing rapidly, pressure is also mounting on agriculture to enhance water efficiency. Traditional irrigation methods are no longer viable. Drip irrigation is a solution that reduces conveyance and distribution losses and allows higher water use efficiency.

National Conference on Water and Food Security for all.

Posted on : 19th & 20th December 2014
A Solution Driven National Seminar on “Water Food Security for All” was conducted at Jain Hills, Jalgaon (India) on 19th and 20th December 2014. This was organized by Gandhi Research Foundation, Jalgaon, Maharashtra and Tarun Bharat Sangh, Alwar, Rajasthan. There was an overwhelming response to this event with more than 225 participants/experts in different areas from all over the country. There were representative from NGO’s, Research Organizations, Academics, Private sectors and Farmers.

Innovation, Industry, Science and Research

By : Dr. Bhavarlal Jain
Posted on : 23rd December 2014, Jalgaon
Lecture delivered at National Committee on Plasticulture Applications in Horticulture, Jalgaon, Maharashtra,
7th January 2003.

Why Jain Irrigation can be a case study

Posted on : Mudar Patherya 6thOctober 2014, Source :
Jain Irrigation is number one in world in drip irrigation, pipe production, tissue culture production; it is number three in world in onion and vegetable dehydration.

Key Role of Jain Drip Irrigation and Jain Solar Pump in Food Security of Economically Weak Farmers of Gaya(Bihar)

By : R. K. Sinha, Manoj Kumar Singh and Dr.P.Soman - Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd.
Posted on : 7thSeptember 2014
Jain Irrigation has successfully established the technology of growing rice with drip-fertigation. The technology has been taken to several rice growing states of the country. In Bihar drip irrigation systems were energized by Jain solar pumping systems as access to any other power source was absent in the remote villages where we worked in Gaya district.

PE Piping Systems: Addressing India’s Infrastructural Needs.

By : Ravi Koul Jalali, Ex. Vice-President (Exports), Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd.
Posted on : 1st September 2014
1.What are PE Pipes : PE Pipes are Plastics Pipes made from Polyethylene (PE) Raw Material, which is the major thermoplastic produced globally (others are Polypropylene or PP, and Poly-Vinyl Chloride or PVC).

Banana - Tissue Culture Plantation with Drip.

By : Gunwant Dafare, Dr.Pankaj Srivastav & Dr.P.Soman
Posted on : 27th August 2014
In Maharashtra almost 130,000 hectare come under Banana Cultivation and more than 50 % of this is in Jalgaon & adjoining area. Traditionally Banana was planted with suckers. The use of bulk fertilizers & flood irrigation practices were mostly followed by farmers. With all above farmers could get average yield of 13 Kg / plant  in 15 – 18 Months.

Addressing Water Security in the Agricultural Sector in India

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Water scarcity is an alarming 21st century issue. It is estimated that by 2025, two-thirds of the world’s population will be living in water-stressed conditions. Businesses around the world recognize this challenge as a threat to their reputations as well as their bottom lines.

Life Legacy of Richard D. Chapin

Source :6thJune 2014,
Richard D. Chapin, 96, founder and retired owner of Chapin Watermatics, passed away Friday evening, June 6, at his home on N. Colorado Avenue.

A great leap forward for agriculture

By : Dr. Bhavarlal Jain
Source: 5th June 2014, thehindubusinessline
A set of technologies that deals with production and marketing constraints can work wonders

How to breathe air into dying soil?

By : Dr.Madhusudan Chaudhari & S.Mohan, Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India.
Posted on : 29th May 2014, Jalgaon
Rice, a staple food of billions around the world, has come to be grown in standing water. This practice has resulted in soils turning clayey, from their original texture of loam or silt.

Drip irrigated Rice crop! Can you believe it?

By : Dr.P.Soman, Senior Vice President & Chief Agronomist, Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India
Posted on : 25th May 2014, Jalgaon
We all have come to believe that Rice requires standing–water for successful cultivation. Truth may be, mankind have tweaked Rice to grow in standing water, because it suited the then prevailing conditions!

The Farmer - My Unsung Hero

By : Dr. Bhavarlal Jain
Posted on : 4th May 2014, Jalgaon
Honorary membership acceptance speech, Indian Institute of Industrial Engineers, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, 9 thSeptember 1993.

Ever thought about drip irrigation in rice?

By : Dr JK Ladha & Dr P Soman
Source: 27th April 2014, Jalgaon, Science at the 4th International Rice Congress (IRC2014)
You haven’t? Well, here’s your chance during IRC2014.

Ownership of Work

By : Dr. Bhavarlal Jain
Posted on : 21st April 2014, Jalgaon
Lecture, National Management Convention Indore Management Association, Indore, Madhya Pradesh; 18th February 2006.

The dam across river Girna

By : Mudar Patherya
Source : 13th April 2014 Bangalore Mirror
A simple Rs 10-crore project transforms farmers’ lives in eight villages in Jalgaon


Dr. Bhavarlal Jain
Posted on : 31st March 2014, India
‘Doctor of Letters’ acceptance speech, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon, Maharashtra.
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