NEWS 2019

Shaswat Yogic Kheti training of Farmers, Aburoad(Tapovan).

Shaswat Yogic Kheti training of Farmers from Punjab and Maharashtra held at Tapovan being inaugurated by the Vice Chairman of the Agriculture and Rural Development Wing BK Rajubhaiji, Director for Tapovan BK Bharat Bhai, wing's Punjab state coordinator BK Vijay Bhai, Co-ordinator BK Shashikant Bhai, BK Balaso Ruge Bhai with others. About 250 farmers participated in the program.

Farmers conference on Spirituality in Agriculture , Cuddapah(Andhra Pradesh).

Farmers conference on Spirituality in Agriculture held at Cuddapah. This program was addressed by Chairperson of Agriculture and Rural Development Wing BK Sarla Didi, Joint Collector Smt. Gautami, Hq. Coordinator of Agriculture and Rural Development Wing BK Sumanth, Joint Director Agriculture Dr. Murli Krishna, District Forest Officer B Nagaraju, Director KVK Padmodaya, Project Director Horticulture Madhusudan Reddy, BK Pradeepa, BK Kavya, BK Radika addressed this program. BK Geeta Bahen, Incharge of Cuddapah district centers Coordinated the program. Over 2500 organic farmers, experts, officers and agricultural scientists attended the program.

National Farmers Day celebration in Tonk (Rajasthan).

Brahmakumaris Rural Wing celebrated National Farmers Day and also felicitated the progressive farmers in Rajyoga Bhavan.The Guest Speaker Prakash Chand Director of Agricultural projects addressed the farmers saying that Brahma kumaris have been educating the farmers on the methods of perpetual yogic agriculture through which many of the farmers have been benefitted. He also mentioned that Brahmakumaris have also been conducting many programs for the welfare of the farmers from time to time. The District Coordinator of Brahmakumaris Rural Winging bro.BK Prahlad shared his practical experience that Rajyoga Meditation along with traditional organic farming helps to increase the fertility of the farming lands. This helps us to yield pure organic rice and fruits and vegetables. Bk Aparna from Brahmakumaris Kshatriya centre has addressed the farmers saying that purity of thoughts comes from pure food.She said that farmers have to be self confident and prosperous to have a nation strong and developed. Brahma Kumari Ritu didi gave the farmers an experience of Rajyoga Meditation. Bk Ram lakshman pledged all the farmers to use perpetual yogik methods in farming.Many progressing farmers have attend this program and visited the model of vegetables that have been grown using the yogic agricultural methods on the terrace of the same building.

Celebrating National Farmers Day in Takhargarh, Rajasthan.

Guests : Bk Ranju Didiji, Pratap Simha Bitiya Director of Cattle and Dairy Department. Manoj Nama Board President, Advocate Jabar Sinh Asst Director Bharatiya Kisan Sangh have participated in the programme.

National Farmers Day celebration in Chipurapalli, Andhra Pradesh.

Celebration of National Farmers Day in Chipurapalli. Candle lighting by BK Shanti, BK Ramana etc. Farmers have been felicitated on this occasion.

National Farmers Day celebration in Salur, Andhra Pradesh.

Felicitation of farmers on the occasion of National Farmers Day. Bk Ratna presenting godly gift to the farmers.

National Farmers Day celebration in Garividi , Andhra Pradesh.

Felicitation of farmers on the occasion of National Farmers Day. Bk Latha addressing the farmers

National Farmers Day celebration in Radhanpur, Gujarat.

Addressing Farmers day are Hamirbhai, Milk Dairy Owner and Sarpanch Hajar Rhe. BK Pramila addressed the program.

National Farmers Day celebration in Dharmavaram, Andhra Pradesh.

Dharmavaram(vizianagaram) celebrating National Farmer's Day.

National Farmers Day celebration in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh.

Brahmakumaris Satyadham Aligarh:
Brahma kumaris celebrated the National Farmers Day in Aligarh in Namisha grounds krishnanjali auditorium. The guests who participated were Satish Gautam, Chandra Bhushan Singh IAS District Collector, Anu Jha IAS main development officer,Dr Anil Kumar assistant director of agriculture department. Brahmakumari Neeraj, Prerana,Sarvesh, Meenu have addressed the farmers regarding perpetual organic farming. A song was presented on the theme of "chhod shahar ka shor".

National Farmers Day celebration in Nanded, Maharashtra.

Brahma Kumaris Rural Wing department Abu Road and Brahmakumaris Sadbhavna Bhawan Vasan Nagar Nanded have organised a bus rally for 15 days in most of the nearby villages educating the villagers and farmers about clean, powerful, alcohol-free Golden Bharat. They addressed the farmers regarding the organic farming, environmental protection, alcohol-free life etc

National Farmers Day celebration in Malgaon, Maharashtra.

Brahmakumaris celebrate the National Farmers Day in Malgaon. Candle lighting by BK Raju Bhaiji, Dasarath Bhai, BK Mangala Didiji, BK Ujwal Didiji, Shakuntala Didiji.

National Farmers Day celebration in Varachha, Surat.

Felicitation of farmers on the National Farmers Day in Varachha centre by Bk Tripthi Benji, National Coordinator (Rural Wing).

National Farmers Day celebration in Dhamtari, Chhattisgarh .

Celebrating National Farmers Day on 23rd December by Brahmakumaris, Dhamtari.
Guests: Priyanka Sinha (District President Dhamtari); Murat Singh(Asst.Professor Mahamaya College of Agriculture), Lakshmi Narayana Sahu farmer, Bk Prajapta, Bk Devraj( Trainer Rural Wing Department).

Seminar on Role of Science and Spirituality , Cuttack.

A seminar on Role of Science and Spirituality was organised at National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack. Principal scientists from Crop Improvement Division, Genetics, Agronomy, Soil science, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Agriculture Economics have participated in this program. This seminar was chaired by the director of the institute Dr. Himanshu Pathak. BK Sumanth, Hq. Co-ordinator, Agriculture and Rural Development Wing and BK Sulochana, Orissa State Co-ordinator, Agriculture and Rural Development Wing addressed this program. About 100 participants including eminent Scientists and trainees from different parts of India are benefited by this program.

Training on Sustainable Yogic Agriculture, Pawan Sarovar Sambalpur.

Training on Sustainable Yogic Agriculture held at Pawan Sarovar Sambalpur from 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM.
Guests in the inaugural session-
1. Bk Parbati, Sub-Zone I/C, BKs, Sambalpur
2. Bk Sumanth, HQ co-ordinator, Agriculture and Rural development wing of Brahma Kumaris
3. Bk Devraj, Member, Agriculture and Rural development wing
4. Ranjan Kumar Dasmahapatra, Deputy Director Horticulture
5. Ashok Pradhan, Convenor, Paschim Odisha Krushak Samanmay Samiti
6. Bijay Kumar Sethi, Asst Prof, College of Agriculture, OUAT, Chiplima
7. Sarat Chandra Parida, Analylit Chemist, Agriculture Department
Bk Sumanth and Bk Devraj, conducted this program and explained varous aspects of yogic farming and the application of meditation in the field of organic yogic farming. About 300 farmers from different regions of western Odisha participated in this program.

Chhattisgarh Agriculture Minister Inaugurates Farmers Empowerment Campaign, Raipur ( Chhattisgarh ).

The Agriculture and Rural Development Wing of Rajayoga Education and Research Foundation, Brahma Kumaris inaugurated a ‘Farmers Empowerment Campaign’ at Shantisarovar. It was inaugurated by Ravindra Choubey, Honorable Agriculture and Water Resources Minister of Chhattisgarh.

Honorable Minister Choubey, in his remarks said that positive thinking and Sustainable Yogic Farming can definitely empower the farmers. The state government of Chhattisgarh and its agriculture scientists will extend all help to this campaign by the Brahma Kumaris. The traditional tribal communities of Chhattisgarh follow sustainable farming practices only. Yogic Farming is the future of agriculture.

BK Sarla, Chairperson of Agriculture and Rural development wing of Brahma Kumaris, said that this campaign is aimed at empowering the farmers and improving their economic condition. Under this Rajayoga Meditation technique and Sustainable Farming information will be given to the farmers. They will also be encouraged to get rid of substance abuse.

Dr. S.K. Patil, Vice Chancellor of Indira Gandhi Agriculture University Raipur, said that excessive use of fertilizers and pesticides is depleting the soil. Organic manure which is self manufactured along with chemical free pesticide use is the need of the hour.

BK Atam Prakash, Editor of Gyanamrit from Mount Abu, said that India is still an agricultural economy. It is time that ways and means to grow pure food are explored and encouraged.

BK Kamla while welcoming everyone on this occasion, said that without spiritual development of the masses, real progress cannot take place. Today, the farming sector is in need of attention and assistance.

BK Sumant, Headquarters co-ordinator of the Rural wing from Mount Abu also shared his views with the audience. BK Sarita from Dhamtari co-ordinated the whole program.

Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Program , Gandhinagar.

K Sangitaben, BK Jayshreeben and BK Jigneshbhai meeting Honorable Union Minister of state for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Parshotam Rupala ji to brief about the status of Yogic Farming. Briefed about Mharo Rajasthan Samridh Rajasthan campaign and Farmers Empowerment Campaign to be held at Chattisgarh. Discussion held for making Collaborated efforts with the Government.

TV channel DD KISAN interview on Yogic Farming, New Delhi.

After a state hold TV channel DD KISAN interview on Yogic Farming in combating climate change BK Rajesh and BK Anil, BK Satvir meeting Santosh Choudhary ji chief anchor of DD kisan channel. They also met Head of the Programs for Doordarshan News Raman Hitkari ji to brief services of Brahma Kumaris aimed at Rural Development.

Sustainable Capacity Building, New Delhi.

Agriculture and Rural Development Wing participation at United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification Cop14.The panellists discussed various aspects of contribution from faith based organisations related to climate change and land degradation, such as an 'inside-out' perspective how to bring stability, resilience and compassionate actions in the most vulnerable communities; protection and mindful management of sacred natural sites; sustainable yogic agriculture, water conservation and renewable energy solutions. Panellists: 1. John Ndiritu, Brahma Kumaris South Africa 2. Liza Zogib, DiversEarth and Co-chair of IUCN ReSPeCC 3. Rajesh Dave, Brahma Kumaris India 4. Aneta Loj, Brahma Kumaris India / Poland

Sustainable Yogic Agriculture training, Parbhani.

Sustainable Yogic Agriculture training held at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Parbhani. BK Pranita addressed this training program.

Inauguration of Chattisgarh Farmers Empowerment campaign at Janjgir, Chattisgarh.

Farmers Empowerment Campaign program held at Krishi Vigyan Kendra eminent personalities present at the program are Bro. Purshottam sharma(Sportsman n champa seva sansthan-champa), Bro.Baswaraj (NGO,Restoration foundation), Bro. KD mohanty(scientist,kvk),Bro. Ashok Sahu(sarpanch), students and progressive farmers.

Dadi Hridaya Mohini Chief of Brahma Kumaris
“This methodology is very essential to produce pure & pious food, fruits & vegetables for good health. My good wishes are always with the farmers following yogic agriculture methodology by experimentation of Rajyoga Meditation, preperation of Organic Manures, adopting various ancient methods of conservation of crops - which will result in achieving 100% success.”

B.K. Sarla Chairperson Agriculture and Rural Devp. Wing
“This is a farming process based on Rajyoga Meditation, which will have its valuable contribution in the creation of the new age. I express my best wishes to all the farming community for adopting this sustainable yogic methodology.”

B.K. Raju Vice-Chairman Agriculture and Rural Devp. Wing
“ This novel project will guide the farmer brothers & sisters all around the world & inspires them for a life style filled with total bliss & peace. It leads to imperishable prosperity by means of holistic & healthy crop production. I wish you all the success, which is your birthright.”