5th April 2016, Sangaria
Shri Nihalchand Meghwal, Union Minister of Panchyati Raj, Govt of India inaugurated Farmer Fair on Pradhan Mantri Fasal Beema Yojana at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Sangaria on 5th April, 2016. 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 Director, Agricultural Insurance Company Ltd. Hanumangarh briefed about the salient features PMFBY.
More than 2560 farmers including 185 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, ARS and KVK officials, Private and NGOs representatives were present in this programme.
(Source: Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Jodhpur)