Awareness Programme on Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana at Khordha

4th April 2016, Khordha

A “Farmers’ Fair-cum-Exhibition” was at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Khordha, ICAR-CIFA, Bhubaneswar today for sensitizing farmers regarding “Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana”. 

Awareness Programme on Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana at KhordhaAwareness Programme on Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana at Khordha

Prof (Dr.) Prasanna Kumar Patasani, Member of Parliament, Bhubaneswar Constituency in his inaugural speech spoke about the crop insurance to be crucial for the support of farmers, who face crop loss due to various reasons.

Dr. P. Jayasankar, Director ICAR-CIFA briefed on efforts of KVK-Khordha in technology assessment and demonstration and its contribution to the development of agriculture in the district. He also stressed about the importance of Crop Insurance to farmers.

Dr. S. K. Rout, Ex-Dean, Extension, OUAT in his Key note address stressed the importance of crop insurance in the present context of climate change.

10 farmers of KVK were recognized  for adopting improved technologies

A Farmer-Scientist Interaction was held on the prevailing agricultural schemes and its implementation aspects with a prime focus was on “Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana”.

(Source: KVK-Khordha and ICAR-CIFA, Bhubaneswar)