cast and spread its green vegetation blanket.
River goddess Mother Godavari milched, nourished
and brought gold wealth in the form of paddy.
Cyclones in 80’s, forced the farmer in search
of green pastures. The result is green revolution
turned to blue revolution. It started in 1980,
up to 1994 Aqua culture rained "Dollars rain".
Prawn and Fish cultures brought a tremenderous
change in the lives, and in the structure of villagers
then, the farmer who faced the wrath of nature
in the form of cyclones. Make him shift from Agriculture
to Aquaculture. Farmer’s income and life
style changed. Unexpectedly many farmers become
“Neuve rich”. They become Lakhpathis,
Crorepathis and Billionaires.
of the farmers, digged Aqua tanks though their
farm lands giving 30 to 40 bags though paddy yield.
Many fertile lands turned into Aqua tanks.
West Godavari District alone approximately more
than 75 thousand acres brought under aqua culture
in that especially only in Narsapur division brought
50 thousand acres under Aqua culture.
in paddy culture, pollution to drinking water
in some parts of the district,compel Government
of Andhra Pradesh to ban, new digging of aqua
tanks. Inspite of these measures farmers are still
yielding “blue culture”. Few years
back the farmer of this district send a proposal
to Govt of India , for an Air port to export &
marketing. With this instance, we can imagine
what a jet speed has been taken place in blue
the past some years, some farmers with Dollars
greediness, without any experience, in culture,
marketing and scientific out look.. Entered into
this field and burned their fingers. Changes in
International Market, Dumping cess, Prices, Diseases
brought down the yield and price made the farmer
sustained loss. Excessive use of Anti Biotechs,
Residues, Mud smell products failure to reach
international set standards, broke the back bone
of the farmer.