Daijiworld Media Network – Kundapur (MS)
Kundapur, Dec 4: Rice mill entrepreneur and progressive farmer Ramesh Nayak is selected for the ‘Billionaire Farmer’ award, from Udupi district, given by the union government as he has earned a turnover of over Rs one crore in a year. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will present the award to Ramesh Nayak on December 7 in New Delhi.
Ramesh is a nature lover. He has grown 1634 different breeds of fruits of 11 types on 13 acres of land at Kedoor village of the taluk. He has secured rich yield from his farm land.
Ramesh used mud that is removed from the rain water pit and grew 30000 pineapple plants. In between two pineapple plants, one papaya plant is grown. A there are 285 types of jackfruit trees like Dengue Surya, Prakashchandra, Vietnam Super Arli, Singapur and Attavara breeds. As many as 500 dragon fruit trees also are grown on the vast farm land of Ramesh Nayak.