A TST Industries industrial hemp farming facility is seen in Dharavi, Maharashtra, on Wednesday, March 13, 2017.
| Photo Credit: Prakash Jain.
Industrial hemp grows on a farm in Dharma village, Maharashtra.
| Source: The Hindu / Photo Credit : Prakasha Jain.(PTI)Industrial Hemp Farming facilityThe TST Industrial Hemp Farm facility is in the middle of Dharavathi village, Dharuvad district, Maharashtra’s second biggest city.
The facility is the latest of a string of industrial hemp farms established by TST.
It was established in 2013 and has since produced over 1,000 kilograms of industrial Hemp in its facilities.
A farmer grows hemp plants on the TSC facility in Dhami village, Rajasthan, on Sunday, March 12, 2017.(AP Photo)The facility was set up in 2013, which has since created over 1.8 lakh hectares of industrial industrial hemp in its operations.
Industry leaders in the country like Tata Motors, Aditya Birla, Sun Pharma and the Tata Group have all set up hemp farming facilities in the state.
The farmers grow hemp and then sell the products to other businesses in India.
Industrial Hemp Farming has become one of the fastest growing industries in the world in recent years.
The TSC Industrial Hemp farm is located in Dhumukur village in Dhanu district of Maharashtra.
It is part of TSC Industries’ (TSC) Dharvathi Industrial Hemp (Dharma) Agriculture Farm (DHI) project.
The Dharma Agricultural Development Corporation (DADC) has invested Rs 15 crore in the Dharma Industrial Hemp Industrial Estate (DHAI) and has plans to establish another 1,500 hectares of hemp plantations in the area in 2019.
The Dharma Agriculture Development Corporation said in an official statement: “The Dharvaathi Industrial hemp Farm (DHIB) has been established at the Dhrama Agricultural Development Agency (DADA) under the DGDP (Delhi Dharvi District) Scheme.
The DHIB is a 50 hectare hemp farm located in the Dhumugur area in Dharmas village, Dharmapur district, where industrial hemp cultivation has been initiated.”
The Dharmagad Agricultural Development Society (DAS) said the DHAI project will help the region to achieve its target of becoming the hub of the Indian Hemp Industries.
The DHAi project will also create a link between Dharashtra and other cities and towns in the region.