The RGR Cell and Department of Agriculture (DoA) are implementing the project through its extension wing jointly covering 1200 villages during current financial year.

  • Established in 1919, the Sir Ratan Tata Trust (SRTT) is one of the oldest philanthropic institutions in India, and has played a pioneering role in changing traditional ideas of charity. The Navajbai Ratan Tata Trust, formed in 1974, works together with SRTT to bestow grants to organisations working in the areas of Rural Livelihood; Education; Health; Arts, Crafts and Culture; and Enhancing Civil Society and Governance.
  • The State Department of Agriculture is the government agency responsible for agricultural development by designing and implementing the policy framework/government schemes, providing financial resources and support services required to improve farm income and generate work opportunities for farmers and rural workers. In Punjab, the State Department of Agriculture has been a long-time implementation partner of the RGR Cell and has further provided substantial financial support for joint implementation of various projects.
  • The State Department of Agriculture is the government agency responsible for agricultural development by designing and implementing the policy framework/government schemes, providing financial resources and support services required to improve farm income and generate work opportunities for farmers and rural workers. In Tamil Nadu, the Department of Agriculture has provided financial and extension services support through mobile advisory services.
  • The Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana was established in 1962 and performs the integrated functions of Teaching, Research and Extension in Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering, Home Science and Allied Disciplines. PAU has been responsible for the release of 511 varieties of different food, fiber crops, pulses, oilseeds and sugar cane, out of which 99 have been recommended at the national level. The University provides technical expertise as well as field validation support to the RGR Cell in Punjab.
  • TNAU was instituted in Coimbatore in 1971 and is rated amongst the top State Agricultural Universities in India. TNAU is responsible for all agricultural education, research and technology development in Tamil Nadu and supported the State Agricultural Department by delivering research products. Extension is another major function of TNAU, which is linked to dissemination of agricultural technologies developed by the research systems of the University. TNAU has a number of patents to its name and provides technical and field validation support to RGR Cell projects in Tamil Nadu, both from Coimbatore Main Campus as well as through TNAU run KVKs across the State.
  • AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center, an international nonprofit research and development institute, is committed to alleviating poverty and malnutrition in the developing world through the increased production and consumption of nutritious and health-promoting vegetables.
  • The world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by 1.2 million members in the United States and close to 5 million globally. WWF’s unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature.