Agriculture Department

agricultureThe Registration of Karmayogi Ankushrao Tope Samarth SSK Ltd Ankushnagar in 1982 & founder of the karkhana is a Ex. MP.Hon. Shri Ankushraoji Tope Saheb. The trial season of the karkhana in 1984-85 and total cane crushing 90,000 MT and sugar recovery was 10.38%.

The area of operation Karmayogi Ankushrao Tope Samarth SSK is Ambad, Ghansawangi and Jalna taluka in Jalna District 299 villages in operational area.

The karkhana first crushing capacity was 1250 TCD and after modification crushing capacity at present is 4000 TCD. The two more plants are attached, one is 18 M.W. Co-generation plant and other is 30000 LPD distillery plant.

The karkhana area of operation some villages are Drought prone area and some villages under Command area of Jaikwadi left bank canal on Godavari river dam. The average rainfall in operational area is 350 mm to 500 mm.

In the guidance of founder Chairman Ex MP Hon. Ankushrao Tope Saheb different Sugarcane development schemes are introduced in area of operation of Karmayogi Ankushrao Tope Samarth karkhana. For the sugarcane development schemes well educated and experienced Agri Dept and Cane development staff appointed. Due to staff sugarcane yield and area increases under cane cultivation in karkhana area.

Different Schemes for Sugarcane Development:

1) Soil Testing Lab-

For the testing of soil of sugarcane farmers at karkhana site soil testing lab established in 2010 with technical consultancy from V.S.I. Pune. More than 4675 farmers guided for nutrient management.

2) Supply of Sugar Cane Seed:-

In area of operation of karkhana new and old high yielding and high sugsr varieties seed provided to the members and non members of sugar factory. The sugarcane varieties like Co 86032, Covsi 9805, Covsi 03102,Coc 671 and VSI 434 cultivated in 70 acre seed plot on karkhana site and progressive farmers field and seed should be provided in Threetier system to cane growers .(Breeder, Foundation, Certified ).

Last Five Years Scheme Seed Distribution

 Season

 2009-10

 2010-11

 2011-12

 2012-13

 2013-14

 2014-2015

 2015-2016

 2016-2017

 Supply of seed for Ha

 11572

 2434

 1171

 3813

 7430

 577

 30

 2009

3) Supply of Vermicompost Fertilizer:-

The Vermicompost 100 MT/day production plant started in 2007 at karkhana site. For the improvement of organic Carbon of soil in area of operation. The providing of vermincompost at reasonable rate Rs 150/bag (50 Kg.) in cash or debit to cane producer members and Rs 162/bag (50 Kg) for non member cane producers.

Last Five Years Supply of Vermicompost.

 Season

 2009-10

 2010-11

 2011-12

 2012-13

 2013-14

 2014-2015

 2015-2016

 2016-2017

 Supply of V.C. (Bag)

 13276

 22816

 12422

 15187

 15218

 13106

 14390

 14429

4) Supply of Bio earth (Compost) Fertilizer.

The Bio-product of sugar factory is Press mud and Distillery spent wash mix with and some soluble biological bacteria for preparing bio earth fertilizer.

This is the beneficial for the improving soil structure and texture in a area operation of karkhana the bio earth provided to sugarcane produces at rate of Rs. 250/m.t.

Last Five Years Supply of Compost (Bio earth)

 Season

 2009-10

 2010-11

 2011-12

 2012-13

 2013-14

 2014-2015

 2015-2016

 2016-2017

 Supply of compost. MT

 9589

 9786

 14681

 6834

 16759

 9325

 18462

 3283

5) Farmers Training and Seminars:-

The farmers training programmes arranged by cane development department for improving knowledge of sugarcane crop cultivation, ratoon management, Drip irrigation system through help of VSI Pune and experts from Irrigation company every year. The total no of 90 to 100 programmes arranged at different village level. The special training for cane growers at VSI Pune i.e. Dnyanyag and Dnyanlaxmi each and every year.

6) Sugarcane Crop yield Competition:-

The area of operation in karkhana for the sake of more plantation and high yield from one acre, the sugarcane yield competition taken every season. The prizes and certificate given the cane producers for high yield per acre in annual general meeting.

Prize Discription

 Sr. No.

 Description

 First Prize

 Second Prize

 1

 Plant crop

 Rs. 2501

 Rs. 1501

 2

 Ratoon

 Rs. 2501

 Rs. 1501

7) Supply of Composing Culture

Sugar factory Provide the Decomposing culture for decomposing of trash in ratoon crop. The every acre 2 to 3 MT. organic fertilizer deposited through by trash decomposing. The culture produced by VSI Pune and sale to Rs.210 per liter for 1 acre of ratooring sugar cane crop This is a helpful for improving soil organic carbon for high production.

8) Incentive to high sugar verities

In Marathwada region only planning of sugarcane in pre seasonal and seasonal planting , so the immature sugar .cane comes for crushing , for this problem new concept for increasing adsali and high sugar varieties planting through incentive from the last two years incentive give to the cane growers

Incentive Scheme

 Sr. No.

 Month of planting

 Verities recommended for plating

 Incentives / tone Rs….

 1

 Jun and July

 Co- 86032, Co-Vsi 9805

 Rs.50.00

 2

 August and September

 Co-86032, Co-671, Co-Csi 9805

 Rs.40.00

9) Pomp let Distribution of sugar cane Development Schemes

In area of operation of karakhana no of schemes are launched and started for sugar cane development so that purpose each every sugar cane producers know to the karkhana schemes and information abaut schemes each every schemes of cane development promptest distributer To cane growers for the technical knowledge implementation of schemes .

10) Water management

Marathwada region is a drought porn area scarcity of Water and rainfall is very low. From this point of view our Hon MLA and Ex minister Shri Rajeshji TopeSaheb same irrigation percolation tanks schemes launched in Ambad and Ghansavangi Taluka .

The Major For barrages built in Godavari river at Lonisavanig mangrul,rajatakli and jogladevi and also two k.t. weirs built in Patharwala bk and Shahagad in Ambad Taluka . This is a help full for the storage of water, increase water table and available water in shortage time.

11) Drip Irrigation scheme for Sugar Cane Crop.

In Area of operation shortage of water and shortage of eclectic power for this solving problem Hon’ Tope Saheb launched scheme for sugar cane irrigation though drip irrigation. This scheme was started from 2009-2010.The Jain irrigation and Netafim Irrigation this two companies are work with Karmayogi Ankushrao Tope Samarth karkhana.

Plan of Scheme

1. 15% Farmers contribution to quotation.

2. 10% Subsidy from Karkhana to total cost after completions of Drip set.

3. 35 to 40 % loan from Samarth Sahakari Bank at rate of interest 4%.

4. 40 % Subsidy from state and central Govt. of India. (14 Month credit by Drip companies

To farmers) at present the drip irrigations on sugar cane crop in area operation is

 1   

 2010-2011,11-12,12-13

 Netefim Irrigation

 983 ha

 2

 2013-2014

 Jain Irrigation system

 683 ha

 3

 2014-2015

 Neta and jain irrigation

 392 ha

 4

 2015-2016

              -

    -

 5  2016-2017               -     -

 Total

 2058 ha

12) Sugarcane Harvesting Programmes :-

In our area of operation sugarcane harvesting by cane sampling and variety wise maturity days. The Harvesting programme prepared by VSI Pune software program wise before harvesting season start. The village wise harvesting data and programme list on notice board at village level before season start.

The result of the scheme is saving water 40 to 50 % and increase yield in 15 to 20 % in area of karkhana.