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Farmer, Entrepreneur Rangaswamy's Annual Income is Rs Six Crores

MC Rangaswamy of Doddamagge village, Arakalagudu taluk in Hassan district of Karnataka state has been honoured with an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS), Bengaluru also known as Gandhi Krushi Vigyan Kendra (GKVK) in its annual convocation held on the previous Monday. A variety of accomplishments: MC Rangaswamy is a role model in multiple ways to the present-day generation of farmers. He is actively involved in the field of agriculture and has adopted an integrated farming system on 600 acres of land and is involved in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry and allied activities such as dairy farming, sheep, goat, poultry, fish and beekeeping, while major crops grown in are maize, groundnut, sorghum and paddy. Horticultural and Plantation crops: Among the horticulture and plantation crops, coffee, cardamom, areca nut, coconut, pepper, butter fruit, nutmeg, vanilla, banana, sapota and bell pepper are being grown Sandalwood, silver oak, teak, mahogany gro

VG Siddarth: Once a ray of hope to coffee growers who were on the brink of disaster​

VG Siddarth was an iconic figure during his lifetime for multiple reasons apart from being a ray of hope and inspiration for many a Coffee grower who was on the brink of disaster due to falling prices of the crop in the international market. Thanks to his dream concept of Cafe Coffee Day (CCD), many a coffee grower had a big sigh of relief for their produce. It was a period of the early Nineties when the coffee growers of the state were literally on the crossroads.Cafe Coffee Day, within a short span of its launch, not only witnessed a meteoric rise but developed into a global brand in a time frame unheard of till then. From a typical middle-class coffee grower's family, VG Siddarth plunged into a business venture by borrowing a handful of lakhs from his father.This small amount of seed money was enough for the once small-time coffee grower to develop into a big entrepreneur running a huge business to the tune of a few thousand crores.He also had a