Madhu Patel, daughter of Bihar’s Nalanda, has carved a niche for herself by cultivating pearls. She has become an inspiration for the women of the country. Earlier she was known as Mushroom Lady. He was awarded as Innovative Former Honoree at Sabour University on 20 February 2021. Madhu Patel is mainly a resident of ward number 2 of Hilsa sub-division area market of Nalanda district, her father is Madhav Patel. She took training from Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture Shifa Bhubaneswar in 2017 with the help of her husband Dharam Dutt Singh.
Madhu started fruit farming in the year 2018 at her maternal home, Hilsa. Now she is earning lakhs in pearl farming. He told that there was some problem in the beginning but now everything is going well in this. Presently 4000 pearls are ready and 15000 are put in the pond to be ready. He also told that pearl farming can be done even in the tank of the house. One and a half liters of water is needed for one faced pearl, according to that as many pearls can be kept. There are only three types of these. Designer pearls which are ready in 1 year are called. Those prepared in one and a half years are called half-from pearls and those prepared in two and a half years are called roll pearls.
Madhu Patel told that he first started mushroom production in 2011 near Pandit Pur in Rajgir. Madhu Patel has also received an award for empowerment by the Bihar government in the field of mushroom production. Patel said that women need to become self-reliant. Women can do any work if they want, for this there should be a passion and the people of the house should cooperate. In today’s era, women are not behind anyone. Madhu also provides training on mushroom and pearl cultivation.