The objective is to ensure nutrition supply for families in the Poshan Abhiyan village. The idea is to make sure that all in the family specially children and women should not become victim of mal-nutrition. It’s evolved on the principle of low cost organic farming in a small piece of land either part of farm-field or a small area adjacent to home or hut of the family.
Area Required-30*30 sqft
The model size to build nutrition garden is 30*30 sqft; where 15 ft circumference is to be made at outer part and then 7 partitions to be done to make 14 Kyari respectively. Thus, we can grow 14 types of vegetables in 14 kyari.
Green leafy vegetables, pumpkins, different varieties of gourds, ladyfinger, Tomato, etc. These seeds are used as per Seasonal suitability.
Time Taken-40-45 days
Total time took place in making nutrition garden is 40-45 days. In this tenure,15-20 days is used for germination process, the leafy vegetables likepalak, methi, chaulai come out as first harvest after 45 days of establishment and almost next 15-20 days other vegetable crops like brinjal, tomato, chili, lauki, torai etc starts the production.