Leaving bank job and the Farmer is earning Rs 60 thousand per month by producing mushrooms in just one and a half kilograms

Published on: 18-Sep-2023

For your information, let us tell you that Farmer Devashish Kumar is an MBA pass. He earlier used to work at HDFC Bank. But, he felt like something other than farming. Now in such a situation, he left the bank job and started mushroom farming. He started farming with just one thousand rupees.

The mushroom vegetable is delicious. Most people like to consume it. Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, protein, minerals, and dietary fiber are found in abundance in mushrooms where he got information about mushroom cultivation. By consuming it regularly, there is no deficiency of nutrients in people's bodies. This is the reason why the demand for mushrooms is increasing significantly in the market. In such a situation, the number of farmers cultivating it is also increasing. Nowadays, farmers in Bihar and Jharkhand are producing mushrooms along with traditional crops. They are earning huge income from this.

Farmer Devashish’s mushroom farming changed his luck.

In this article, we will discuss about a farmer from Jharkhand, whose fortunes have changed due to mushroom cultivation. He is now earning thousands of rupees a month from mushroom production. The name of this mushroom-cultivating farmer is Devashish Kumar. He is a native of Jamshedpur in East Singhbhum district. He has cultivated mushrooms on one and a half acres of land, from which he is earning Rs 50 to 60 thousand per month. The main thing is that Devashish Kumar started his business with only Rs 1,000. 

Also read: This state is giving up to 40% subsidy for mushroom production units. 

Where did Devashish Kumar work earlier?

As mentioned above, Devashish Kumar is an MBA pass. Let us tell you that before the year 2015, he used to work at HDFC Bank. During this time, he went to Rajendra Agricultural University located in Samastipur of Bihar state. Where he got information about mushroom cultivation. After this, he took training in mushroom cultivation. After that, he left the job and came home and started mushroom farming with an investment of Rs 1,000. Although initially his family members strongly opposed his decision, he continued his work without interruption.

Farmer Devashish is also giving training in mushroom production.

Devashish Kumar has a big house in the village. He is cultivating mushrooms in four rooms of his house. He was successful on the first attempt itself. The production of mushrooms also improved and the price in the market was also good, due to which they earned a huge income. After this Devashish Kumar never looked back. Today he has also given permanent employment to two women in his farming. The special thing is that along with mushroom production. Devashish is also giving training to new people in mushroom production.

Devashish is cultivating these varieties of mushrooms.

Devashish has said that the area of ​​the four rooms is equivalent to approximately one and a half acres of land. Also, to reduce the temperature of the room during the summer season, three inches of sand is spread on the ground. Later, water is sprinkled on it from time to time. Due to this, the temperature of the room remains balanced amount. Devashish mainly cultivates milky mushrooms, oysters, paddy straws, and cloud mushrooms. Besides, mushroom powder is also manufactured. Vendors come and buy all the mushrooms from them. During winter, mushrooms are cultivated in six rooms instead of four.