Reserved Area

News Panjim Province (INP)

Join 360° view forum
Join 360° view forum
Printable View Print News   Mail to Friend Mail to Friend  Comment on News Mail to Francis Xavier

Don Bosco College of Agriculture Produces Organic Jaggery

By Fr Francis Xavier
DBCA producing chemical free jaggery product
View actual size | Download Photo
Panjim, Apr. 15. Don Bosco College of Agriculture (DBCA), Sulcorna, has successfully produced 150 kgs. of chemical-free organic jaggery from sugarcane grown on campus using only organic manure and pesticides.
Jaggery production, especially chemical-free jaggery, has better value addition to sugarcane farmers.  Jaggery from one ton of sugarcane can fetch more income for the farmer than the sale of raw sugarcane to the factories, said Dr Kunkalikar, Principal of DBCA. The sugarcane growers look at it as an opportunity to earn more income. We have produced about 150 kgs. of jaggery on a single day and are selling it for rupees 120 per kilogram, he added.

DBCA is willing to help sugarcane growers and farmers from Goa to produce jaggery and share with them the technology and install small commercial units of jaggery production on invitation, said Dr Kunkalikar. The college plans to expand jaggery production to help farmers and sugarcane growers as part of the ongoing programme, 'Swayampurna Goa'.



Youth Centre Turns into Corona Care Centre, Run by Salesian Family
Greater Chennai Corporation Lauds Don Bosco Anbu Illam for Covid-19 Community Intervention Programme
Alumni Congress Focuses on Delegate, Young Past Pupils and Networking
Shevaroyhills-Yercaud Breathes Easy, All Through Don Bosco
COVID Care for Children at Don Bosco Shelter Goa
Rate this
Current Rating

BIS is the information service of the Salesians of Don Bosco in South Asia.
The information available on the site is posted by the online registered Salesians in the South Asia Region and are approved by their respective Province BIS Coordinators.

This site is best viewed with Mozilla Firefox and/or Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 + at a minimum screen resolution of 1024 x 768


Are you a friend of Don Bosco?

RSS Feeds RSS Feeds