Dr. Ganta Gopal Reddy

Founder, SAIRD

Sri Aurobindo Institute of Rural Development (SAIRD) a non- profit and non- government organization dedicated to the social, economic, spiritual development and welfare of rural people. It was established in 1973 under the Society’s Act of Andhra Pradesh. It was founded by Late Dr. Ganta Gopal Reddy, an Agricultural Scientist, native of Gaddipally village. After his short stint in Agriculture Department in the state of Hyderabad as Agriculture Officer (1952-58), he did his M.Sc. and Ph.D in USA in Soil Science and he was recipient of full bright Scholarship (1958) and East West Fellowship (1960) in USA. On his return to India (1965), he joined Andhra Pradesh Agriculture University, Rajendra Nagar, Hyderabad as Pool Officer (CSIR fellowship) and later Associate Professor of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry.

Inspired by Sri Aurobindo’s philosophy and Mother of Sri Aurobindo’s Ashram Puducherry, he set out for development of villages in and around Gaddipally then Nalgonda district of AP in 1969. He started Mahatma Gandhi Lift Irrigation Cooperative Society in 1969 and by 1973 six villages got irrigation facilities. For the development of rural areas socially and economically, he started Sri Aurobindo Institute of Rural Development in 1973.

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Latest Events

Skill Training Programme on Bio inoculants uses and its application in Agriculture sponsored by ICAR-NAARM

Practical session on Paddy  seedling root dip with biofertilizers at KVK, Gaddipally

Scientist Field visit to Marigold crop at Gajula malkapuram

Scientist Field visit ti Oil palm intercropped with Mulberry

Scientist Field Visit to Fish Pond at Lingala village

Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) organized by RAWEP students at Garidepally

Method demonstration on stem application in cotton

Parthenium Awareness Week at KVK, Gaddipally

Participation of KVK Staff and other field staff in signing of National Anthem as per order given by state government

Independence day celebrations at KVK, Gaddipally

Entrepreneurship Development under Fisheries sector to SC communities sponsored by NFDB & CIPS

Field Visit to FLD preceeding of green manuring with dhaincha, at Newbanjara Hills thanda village

Awareness programme on Breast Feeding Week at Garidepally

Awareness on Breast Feeding week at Gaddipally

Significants Events organized during July
Significant Events conducted during June
Training Programme on Importance of Soil Testing in Mulberry
Training on Balanced use of Fertilizers
Training on Azolla cultivation
Training Programme on Mushroom Cultivation
Field Visit to Mulberry nursery at Lingala
Diagnostic Field Visit to Paddy Field
Training Programme on value addition of millets in collabration with PJTSAU, Hyderabad
Paddy seed distribution to SC farmers under SC Subplan
Training Programme on Fisheries & value added Products

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