For aeons, farmers have used stubble burning as a way to dispose of the waste that remains once harvesting is done.
A practice that damages the soil and causes massive air pollution. An easy example that comes to mind is that of Delhi, where the air pollution is mainly attributed to stubble burning by farmers in Punjab and Haryana.
Dr. Vanita Prasad, who hails from Delhi, witnessed this suffocating environment for many years and decided to work on a solution to the issue. With over 28 years of experience as an environmental scientist, she founded REVY Environmental Solutions to provide economical waste management solutions.
Agricultural stubble can actually be a big boon for farmers as bio manure; this is the premise on which the REVY team created the REVY Stub Kit – a specialised microbial formulation that could transform stubble into a rich organic manure.
When sprayed on stubble, the microbial cultures carry out a quick process of decomposition and produce beneficial by-products that enrich soil quality. The use of the REVY Stub Kit helps farmers avoid stubble burning; thus lowering their contribution to air pollution and also enables them to reduce their dependence on expensive chemical fertilisers.
REVY Stub Kit was recently tested in Punjab and Haryana during cropping season and the results have been exceptionally positive and we’re proud to have them on board as an ACT For Environment grantee!
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