We notice that the benefits of modern scientific knowledge in agricultural and allied sectors have not been reaching Indian farmers at required levels. With the ambition of strengthening Agriculture extension system, Srushti Media was promoted and established by Mr. B.N.Ambarish during December 2004.
Highlights of present services to Agricultural Community:
- Production of Educational Video CD’s on Agriculture and allied activities.
- Production of Video Documentary films for Agricultural Universities, Govt. Departments, NGo’s and Private agriculture sector companies.
- Technical Advisory services to farmers
- Organizing Need based training programmes to farmers.
- Live coverage and projection of Agril. University programmes and technical conferences.
- Entrepreneurship development programmes to youths
- Publishing of exclusive magazine for the benefit of Farmers involved in Animal husbandry, fisheries and dairy farming.
- Providing Farm information to need based farmers.
- Building linkages between farmers and scientists for accessing technical information.
- Acting as a bridge between , Farmers, Govt. departments and Agril Universities for disseminations of information.
- Writing articles on success stories of farmers to different news papers and farm magazines.
- More than 50,000 farmers have utilized our services for getting information on agriculture and allied activities.
- Conducted film shows in rural areas to create awareness on agriculture technologies.
- Srushti media has become much popular in the state for providing video films on agriculture and allied activities.
- We have started agriculture video library where farmers can come and view the films in our office to gain information on different agricultural aspects.
- Our products have made extension departments easier to transfer the technologies to the farmers through audio visual aids.
- Many Govt. departments have utilized our services to educate farmers regarding new technologies.
- We have prepared project reports for many farmers and agri. graduates for getting loans from banks.
- Provided required information related to agriculture to the farmers of different parts of our state through our “farmers call center “.
- Different articles have been published in newspaper about our services to farming community.
- Many institutes invited us for giving guest lectures on different Agricultural subjects.
- Oriented more than 300 agriculture graduates to take up entrepreneurship activities in agriculture.
- We have participated in many agricultural fairs organized by different organizations at different places of Karnataka and conducted film shows in exhibitions to create awareness about agriculture technologies to the farmers.
- 1st prize for best stall at Krishimela UAS, Bangalore-2006.
- 2nd prize for best stall at Krishimela UAS, Dharwad-2006.
- 2nd prize in Matsyamela held at Palace grounds, Bangalore in 2011.
- BEST EXTENSION AWARD by Senior Veterinarians Association in 2013.
- Sri Basaveshwara Sadbhavana Prashasti in 2013.
We have already produced various documentary films and video CD’s related to agri. based applications in different languages and reached intended customers like farmers, banks, educational institutions, research organizations etc, More than 200 Documentary video films have been developed for different agricultural universities, research centers and private companies including state, National & international organizations.