A large amount of money is being spent by Ministry of Agriculture on Kisan Melas, agricultural exhibitions, farmer’s awareness programs, discussion on agricultural seminars for the benefit of farming community in general but the benefit of the majority of these programs is not percolating to the groups like schedule caste ,schedule tribes, minorities etc.
Moreover, the funds allocated in different government departments for SC/ST people remain unspent. Same is the case for Special Component Plant and Tribal Sub Plan.
With assistance from National Horticulture Board under Ministry of Agriculture, Buddha Education Foundation using its strong networking across the country at district-level planned to organize programs for SC/ST /’Minorities etc. farmers. The trust used seminars, Goshthis, face to face interaction as a medium for dispersal of information and sensitization about modern agricultural practices.