Yennaram Prameela is a sprightly 50-year old woman farmer from Machireddypally village of Sangareddy district who has been engaged in farming along with her husband since the age of 25. A keen believer in modern agricultural production technologies, this bold woman approached the field team of the Microsoft-supported Jaivik Mitra Project in 2019 and adopted advancedorganic vegetable cultivation practices such as Jeevamruta unit, vermicompost units, crop rotation and automated micro sprinkler irrigation system. Today, with advanced agricultural technologies, she is able to cultivate multiple varieties of vegetables in her 1.2 ha of land.
Her income increased by 35% by adopting improved sustainable farming technologies. With project support, she was able to supply her farm fresh vegetables to organic stores in Hyderabad with 10% extra premium price compared to the normal market price. Prameela foresees a bright future in organic farming.