This rice is good for diabetic patients…scientist gave this advice to patients

Anjali Singh Rajput/Lucknow. Samba Mansuri rice is resistant to bacterial blight and has a very low glycemic index, which is very beneficial for diabetics. It’s worth noting that the glycemic index (GI) is a scale that measures how much blood glucose rises after eating or drinking a carbohydrate-rich food or drink.

Sambha Mansuri rice is a developed variety of South Indian region. Farmers cultivate it there. Its rice is delicious to eat and at the same time the farmer does not have to spend much because of harvesting in less days. Today this species is cultivated in more than 1.5 lakh hectares in various states like Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Telangana. According to Dr. Hitendra Patel, Senior Principal Scientist, CSIR-CCMB, who came to participate in the National Technology Day event organized by CSIR-CMAP.

Cultivation of other crops is also profitable
At that time, NIPGR scientist Dr. Ashwarya Lakshmi said that only through value addition, farmers can get profit by cultivating this crop and SIMAP has contributed a lot in this. He lauded CSIR-CMAP’s agricultural technology, training and extension programs and claimed that it was addressing the challenges of contemporary farmers.

Discussion on improved rice varieties
Dr. RM Sundaram, Director of ICAR-IIRR, Sambha Mansuri, discussed about rice varieties developed by the institute including DRR Dhan-58, DRR Dhan-60, DRR Dhan-62. He said these varieties have qualities like resistance to biotic and abiotic stress and at the same time produce much more and require less fertilizer.

Incense sticks will be made from flowers
On this occasion Messrs. Pooja Mehrotra and Amit Mehrotra of Soghya Foundation Trust, Ashiana, Lucknow, along with CSIR-CIMAP and Messrs. Venkateswara Cooperative Power for employment of poor unemployed youth and disabled children and women prisoners in jails. Tara Flower to Dhoop Kathi and Agro Processing Ltd., based in Nashik, Maharashtra, Anil Kumar Pandey, transferred the technology to manufacture incense sticks and cones made from geranium waste and flowers.

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Shivangi Thapliyal

A content writer at Sportsmanor, Shivangi Thapliyal is pursuing her graduation in Mathematics from University of Delhi. Her keen interest in sports has brought her into the world of writing. An ardent WWE enthusiast, she will otherwise be found listening to music or learning something new.

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