Floriculture MSRLM Award (English)

MITTRA Floriculture : MSRLM Special Jury Award

Maharashtra State Rural Livelihoods Mission under Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department, GoM, conferred Special Jury Award on Maharashtra Institute of Technology Transfer for Rural Areas (MITTRA), Nasik for improving lives of rural poor in Maharashtra through the ‘Innovative Floriculture model for Tribal Families’. The farmers in Thane district have earned more than Rs. 5.36 crore in a span of six years through Jasmine Cultivation. The Award was constituted by Maharashtra Rural Livelihoods Innovation Forum 2013-14.
The Award was presented by Sri Jayram Ramesh, Union Minister of Rural Development. Sri Satej Patil, State Union Minister of Rural Development. Sri Jayant Patil, Minister of Rural Development, GoM were present for the function organized on 27th January 2014 at Ravindra Natya Mandir, Prabhadevi, Mumbai.
The Award carries Citation and Cash Award of Rs. 1, 00,000/-