Events

 

Livestock Development Programme launched in Chhattisgarh

Livestock Development Programme launched in Chhattisgarh

Oct. 22-22, 2022: Livestock Development Programme supported by Adani Foundation and implemented by BAIF Livelihoods Chhattisgarh, was launched in Chhattisgarh with the inauguration of the Cattle Development Centre at Chicholi, Tilda, Raipur district by Mr. Chandrasekhar Gowda …

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World Food Day

World Food Day

Oct. 16, 2022: World Food Day is observed by BAIF through the implementation of its innovative agri-horti-forestry and climate-resilient programmes in diverse agro-climate conditions which have ensured food and nutritional security to distressed families including women and children, thereby combating malnutrition and safeguarding them from other health hazards.

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Mahila Kisan Diwas and International Day of Rural Women

Mahila Kisan Diwas and International Day of Rural Women

Oct. 15, 2022: Women play important role in nurturing the family and contributing for family income in agrarian rural Indian communities by participating in labour-intensive agricultural processes and conservation of indigenous crops, dairy and livestock …

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World Bamboo Day Celebrated

World Bamboo Day Celebrated

Sept. 18, 2022: World Bamboo Day was celebrated on September 18, 2022 at Gangangaon village in Dahanu, Palghar district of Maharashtra under the ‘Ensuring Long Term Plantation of Bamboo for Livelihood Support and Habitat Restoration in Tribal Parts of Maharashtra’ Project funded by SBI Credit Card and SBI Green Fund and managed by SBI Foundation in association with BAIF since 2020-21. Known as the timber…

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Forage Day celebrated at BAIF

Forage Day celebrated at BAIF

Based on the directive of ICAR, New Delhi to organise “Kharif Forage Day” at all the designated Centres of the All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) on Forage Crops and Utilisation operating in the country, BAIF Central Research Station, a AICRP Centre engaged in the development of new varieties/hybrids of maize, pearl millet and B x N Hybrid, evaluation of new entries through on-station and Multi Location Trials (MLT), generation of new forage production technologies…

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56th Foundation Day of BAIF Celebrated at Urulikanchan, Pune

56th Foundation Day of BAIF Celebrated at Urulikanchan, Pune

T“With an all-time high outreach of 31 lakh families in a year and the farm-based livelihood popularly known as the wadi programme also crossing a coverage of one lakh families in 2021-22, enabling the programme participants to earn Rs. 30,000 to Rs. one lakh per year and even more additional income, the year 2021-22 was an year of achievements”, stated Mr. Bharat Kakade, President and Managing Trustee of BAIF. Mr. Kakade was speaking at the 56th Foundation Day…

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BAIF celebrates 75 years of Indian Independence

BAIF celebrates 75 years of Indian Independence

The 75th year of Indian Independence – Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav was celebrated by BAIF Head Office in Pune and all other locations in 12 states, with immense patriotism, pride and joy, thereby making August 15, 2022, a historical day in BAIF.

The national flag was hoisted by Mr. Bharat Kakade, …

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New fodder varieties evolved by BAIF

New fodder varieties evolved by BAIF

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India notified and released BAIF-evolved fodder crop varieties of Pearl millet namely BAIF Bajra-5 and BAIF Bajra-6, as suitable for cultivation in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh vide their Notification of July 13, 2022.

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Institutional Collaborative Meeting – BAIF and ICAR-IGFRI

Institutional Collaborative Meeting – BAIF and ICAR-IGFRI

BAIF Senior Management headed by Mr. Bharat K. Kakade, President, and comprising of Dr. Ashok Pande, Group Vice President, Scientific Research and Livestock Development, Dr. Raviraj Jadhav, Programme Director and Regional Director – BAIF Livelihoods North , Mr. Pramodkumar Takawale, Programme Director…

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Visit of Secretary, MoTA to Model Village Development in Gujarat

Visit of Secretary, MoTA to Model Village Development in Gujarat

The “Sansad Adarsh Village Development Project” at Mal Samot, Dediapada in Narmada district, was in the limelight when a high-level team of officials from the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India and Government of Gujarat visited the village. The Mission comprised of the Secretary, Ministry…

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MAITRI Project Launched

MAITRI Project Launched

A MoU was signed between Odisha Livestock Resources Development Society (OLRDS) and BAIF Livelihoods Odisha for providing bovine breeding and allied services by skilling and deployment of 1500 youth as Multipurpose Artificial Insemination Technicians in Rural India (MAITRI). Shri. Bharat Kakade, Managing Director, BAIF Livelihoods and President, BAIF Development Research…

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Maharashtra Gene Bank Programme for Conservation

Maharashtra Gene Bank Programme for Conservation

‘Maharashtra Gene Bank Programme for Conservation, Management and Revival of Local Bio-Resources’ was initiated in the year 2014 covering over 142 villages spread over nine districts from different agro-climatic zones of Maharashtra. The BAIF Programme aims at preventing…

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A Day of Remembrance

A Day of Remembrance

Dr. Manibhai Desai, the Founder of BAIF pioneered the Rural Development Movement in India. Today, it is because of his vision that 4 million families have come out of poverty through BAIF’s innovative programmes of dairy husbandry, water resources development and tribal rehabilitation…

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