Rajkumari Devi is no astrologer. But with self-acquired expertise in agriculture she has become proficient in assessing the quality of the soil in her area and ensuring successful harvests. Through the experience of three decades ‘Kisan Chachi’, or ‘Farmer Aunty’ as she is called, has learnt all the nuances of good farming practices. Today, this 58-year-old mother of three grown up children cycles through the dusty lanes of the villages in Bihar’s Muzzaffarpur district, giving tips to people on kitchen farming and on developing the right agri-based products for business. ‘Kisan Chachi’ has also been able to mobilize more than 300 women to form Self Help Groups and become financially independent.
Rajkumari Devi is 'Kisan Chachi', Watch out for Her Tips on Successful Farming