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.
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.
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.
Posted on : 28thJuly 2015
A Private-NGO Partnership between JAIN Irrigation Systems Ltd and PRAN, Gaya
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.
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
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Posted on : 23rd December 2014, Jalgaon
Lecture delivered at National Committee on Plasticulture Applications in Horticulture, Jalgaon, Maharashtra,
7th January 2003.
Posted on : Mudar Patherya 6thOctober 2014, Source : www.business-standard.com/
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.
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.
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).
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.
Source : http://www.ifc.org/
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.
Source :6thJune 2014, www.reedbenoit.com
Richard D. Chapin, 96, founder and retired owner of Chapin Watermatics, passed away Friday evening, June 6, at his home on N. Colorado Avenue.
Source: 5th June 2014, thehindubusinessline
A set of technologies that deals with production and marketing constraints can work wonders
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.
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!
Posted on : 4th May 2014, Jalgaon
Honorary membership acceptance speech, Indian Institute of Industrial Engineers, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, 9 thSeptember 1993.
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.
Posted on : 21st April 2014, Jalgaon
Lecture, National Management Convention Indore Management Association, Indore, Madhya Pradesh; 18th February 2006.
A simple Rs 10-crore project transforms farmers’ lives in eight villages in Jalgaon
Posted on : 31st March 2014, India
‘Doctor of Letters’ acceptance speech, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon, Maharashtra.