According to scientists, this ladyfinger is a medicine.
The cost of red ladyfinger ranges from Rs 80 to Rs 100 per kg.
Meerut. More than one stall is attracting the attention of people in the agriculture fair of Meerut in Uttar Pradesh. Here the stall of red ladyfinger is also a topic of much discussion. When the scientists from Krishi Vigyan Kendra told the farmers about the importance of red ladyfinger and its cultivation, they were surprised how their income could be doubled.
Scientists told that many farmers of West UP have started cultivation of red ladyfinger. The scientist said that it yields 10% less than the normal lady’s finger. This ladyfinger is a boon for pregnant women. It was told that red okra will not be used to compensate for iron in women. Cultivation of red ladyfinger is very important for boosting hemoglobin, iron and immunity in women. In Meerut’s Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Agricultural University, red ladyfinger has become the center of attraction for everyone.
Red ladyfinger is more of a medicine than a taste. It tastes just like a normal bhindi, but has 100 properties of immunity booster pills. Pregnant women, normal women, adolescent girls, normal persons, elderly people can eat it regularly. Spinach is said to be a source of iron in vegetables, but this ladyfinger is more beneficial than that. According to scientists, this ladyfinger is a medicine. It is good to grow it through organic farming. It has been developed as a bio fortify. If it is grown organically, its nutritional properties remain intact. In India, the demand for red ladyfinger is less in the general market, but it is in great demand in hotels, hospitals and organic stores. At present, the green ladyfinger is 60 rupees per kg. At the same time, the price of red ladyfinger ranges from 80 to 100 rupees per kg. It is being bought a lot in hotels, hospitals. It was told that eating red okra increases hemoglobin and iron in the body by 30%.
Women also showed their craftsmanship skills in the agricultural fair. Many such stalls were also seen where women have made special lamps, Ganesh Lakshmi etc. in view of Diwali. Women are also getting a lot of benefit by taking advantage of the government’s schemes.
Tags: Meerut news, UP news
FIRST PUBLISHED : October 21, 2022, 13:09 IST