2nd April 2016, Rajkot
Shri Mohan Bhai Kundariya, Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare inaugurated Farmer Fair on Pradhan Mantri Fasal Beema Yojana at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Rajkot today. He briefed about PMFBY to the farmers and also explained benefit of different Centrally Sponsored Schemes viz. Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana, Soil Heath Card, Organic Farming, Green & Blue Revolution etc. He requested farmers to take advantage of the schemes for enhancing their income and profitability. He also appreciated role of KVK in making this programme a success.
Deputy General Manager, Agricultural Insurance Company Ltd. Ahmedabad, Gujarat briefed about the salient features PMFBY.
More than 950 farmers including 380 farm women took part in this programme.
Farmer friendly literatures on PMFBY and other technological packages were distributed amongst participating farmers.
Divisional/District level Govt. officers, Private and NGOs representatives were present in this programme.
(Source: Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Jodhpur)