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See the winners of Mahindra Samriddhi India Agri Awards 2019

Mahindra recognised the farmers and agriculture institutions at the 9th Samriddhi India Agri Awards (MSIAA) 2019 for their contribution to farm productivity and rural prosperity

Mahindra & Mahindra's Farm Equipment Sector, India's leading tractor manufacturer, recently announced the winners of the Mahindra Samriddhi India Agri Awards (MSIAA) 2019. Instituted in 2011, the Mahindra Samriddhi India Agri Awards are bestowed upon farmers and institutions to recognise their noteworthy and purposeful contributions in the field of agriculture.

The Mahindra Samriddhi Krishi Shiromani Samman (Lifetime Achievement Award) 2019 was conferred upon Dr. EA Siddiq for his contribution to Indian agriculture. The award was handed over to recognise his contribution of enhancing productivity of paddy, both basmati and non basmati).

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Pawan Goenka, Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra, said, "The contribution made by our farming community is a manifestation of this new age of farming which we celebrate through our annual awards. As part of Mahindra Agri Village (MAV) programme, we have worked closely with more than 50 villages. Our Prerna initative has empowered nearly 2000 women farmers over 40 villages, through the introduction of gender-neutral farm tools for reducing farm drudgery, and dissemination of knowledge and essential capabilities. We believe that these interventions are transformative and will provide the necessary impetus for Farming 3.0 to flourish and drive farm tech prosperity in the country".

Mahindra Samriddhi India Agri Awards 2019 (MSIAA) received 63,758 nominations from the farmer and non-farmer category across the country in comparison with 62,916 which were received last year. Till date, more than 3.8 lakh farmers have participated in the awards.
Cash Prizes:

  • National Level Cash Prizes (for individuals and institutes): Rs. 2,11,000/-
  • Regional Level Cash Prizes (for individuals): Rs. 51,000
  • Runner up Cash Prize (for institutes): Rs. 1,11,000
  • Krishi Shiromani Samman: Rs.5,00,000

List of national winners the awards

Mahindra Samriddhi Krishi Samrat Samman
A) Land holding Less than 5 acres Farmer of the Year Award (Male)

Kishan Suman Sugana Bai
Kota – Rajasthan

Mahindra Samriddhi Krishi Samrat Samman
B) Land holding from 5 to 20 acres Farmer of the Year Award (Male)

Milan Singh Vishwkarma
Mahasumdra – Chhattisgarh

Mahindra Samriddhi Krishi Samrat Samman
C) Land holding from Above 20 acres Farmer of the Year Award (Male)

Jitendra Patidar
Ratlam – Madhya Pradesh

Mahindra Samriddhi Krishi Prerna Samman
- Farmer of the Year Award (Female)

Talchuangnang Halam
North Tripura – Tripura

Mahindra Samriddhi Krishi Yuva Samman
- Farmer of the Year Award (Youth)

Anima Majumdar Sankar
Uttar Dinajpur – West Bengal

Mahindra Samriddhi Krishi Yantrikaran Samman

Roshan Lal Vishvakarma
Narsinghpur – Madhya Pradesh

Mahindra Samriddhi Krishi Sansthan Samman
- Recognition for Public Sector organisation

ICAR – Indian Institute of Horticulture Research
Bengaluru – Karnataka

Mahindra Samriddhi Krishi Shiksha Samman
- Recognition for Agricultural Universities

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Coimbatore –Tamil Nadu

Mahindra Samriddhi Krishi Sahyog Samman
- Recognition for NGOs / SHGs

Bhumgadi Mahila Krishak Producer Co.
Bastar – Chhattisgarh

Mahindra Samriddhi Krishi Vigyan Kendra Samman
- Recognition for KVK of the year

Krishi Vigyan Kendra- RASS
Chittoor – Andhra Pradesh

Mahindra Samriddhi Krishi Shiromani Samman
- Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. EA Siddiq
Hyderabad – Telangana

At the awards, Mahindra reinforced Farming 3.0, the new age in agriculture defined by Innovation and Technology. Launched in 2017, Farming 3.0 is based on advanced farming techniques and leverages synergies of various agricultural stakeholders for a concerted effort in driving farm tech prosperity. The key components of Farming 3.0 include Smart Farm Machinery, Precision Farming, Digital Platforms, Custom Hiring services and a Connect with the Ecosystem.

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