What they say

R. Sathiyaseelan  

R. Sathiyaseelan, Director of Agriculture: Even as the area under cultivation and production are going down, the Department of Agriculture is looking at ways to sustain agriculture, by advocating improved technology to the farmers. “We adopt the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) method, in which we use only 2 kg of paddy seeds per acre, instead of the 20 kg we used to utilise before.