Paddy harvested on rooftop
An enthusiast of rooftop agriculture and a builder Ganesh Babu on Wednesday harvested paddy crop he raised on the roof-top of his home in Neredmet.
Hyderabad: An enthusiast of rooftop agriculture and a builder Ganesh Babu on Wednesday harvested paddy crop he raised on the roof-top of his home in Neredmet. He harvested the crop with the help of his family members and friends. Vanasthalipuram circle inspector Venkat Reddy as a token of appreciation of Ganesh Babu’s efforts took part in the harvesting programme.
Talking to The Hans India, Ganesh Babu said that he would undertake many more experiments in future. Hitherto he experimented with cultivation of vegetables, including green and leafy vegetables, and fruit-bearing trees on the roof-top. Later, he went one step ahead and raised paddy without application of any fertiliser.
He recalled that he received a certificate from the Telugu Book of Records from Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya. Ganesh Babu was elated at the prospect of harvesting paddy, of which he was apprehensive initially. One should take a leaf from his book to try such innovations.
By V Srinivasa Swamy