If heaven were to be created on earth, it would look more like a village than a town. Working on this philosophy, t
he Society for Creation of Heaven on Earth (SCHE), works in close collaboration with Yuva Shakti cadres to benefit the farmers in rural India. The Society promotes the use of technology in agriculture and seeks funding for the programme of constructive work undertaken by the Yuva Shakti cadres.
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Farmer Science Centre

The SCHE runs Farmer Science Centre on a 50-acre campus in Tepla village of Ambala District in the northern Indian state of Haryana. Ambala, centrally located, borders the States of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh. The project is partially funded by the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India. The Centre has a team of 16 scientists specialising in agronomy, animal husbandry, horticulture, fisheries, soil science, entomology, extension, agri-engineering and home science.


The Centre has the mandate to increase agricultural productivity and incomes of the farmers by:
Transferring the latest agricultural technology to the farmers;
Promoting allied agricultural activities (goatery, rabbitry, piggery, pisciculture, bee-keeping) amongst the landless

Besides the demonstration farm, the campus has teaching classrooms, an auditorium, exhibition ground, library and hostel facilities. SCHE conducts on-campus courses in progressive agri practices and vocational training for youth. SCHE has received grants from the Ministry for Human Resource Development for organising National Integration Camps and Farmer Exhibitions

Governing Body

Roopa Minhas: President. MS, London School of Economics; Demographer
Sharmila Chakraborty: Secretary. MPhil Jawaharlal Nehru University; Political Scientist
Sanjay Kanvinde: Treasurer. March, Cornell University, USA; Architect
Dr Lolita Nehru: Member. PhD, Cambridge University; Professor of Ancient History
Avinash Datta: Member. MBA, Birla Institute of Technology; Corporate Executive
Dr A Arya: Member. PhD, Punjab Agricultural University; Educationist

Dr.(Mrs.)Upasana Singh, Programme Coordinator
Dr.Devender Chahal, Subject Matter Specialist, Horticulture
Dr.Ramesh Dular, Subject Matter Specialist, Animal Science
Sh.Afzal Ahmad, Subject Matter Specialist, Agronomy
Sh.Ramesh Kumar, Subject Matter Specialist, Agricultural Extension
Dr.Rupesh Kumar Arora, Subject Matter Specialist, Plant Protection
Er.Guru Prem, Subject Matter Specialist, Soil & Water Management
Mrs.Neha Mishra, Programme Assistant, Home Science
Sh.K.N.Chaudhary, Office Superintendent and Accountant.
Sh.Abhay Kumar, Farm Manager
Mrs.Meera Sharma, Computer Programmer
Sh.Baldev Singh, Driver
Sh.Raman Kumar, Support Staff
Sh.Karamjeet Singh, Support Staff