13th April 2016, Gautam Budhh Nagar
Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Union Minister of State (Independent charge) for Culture &Tourism and Civil aviation launched the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Beema Yojana at KVK, GB Nagar, Uttar Pradesh today.
In his address Dr. Sharma stated that the innovative insurance scheme of Pradhaan Mantri Fasal Beema Yojana is unique of its kind for the benefit of Indian farmers. The Minster briefed about the salient features of PMFBY. He elaborated on the pricing policy and marketing policy of the government and its commitments for upliftment and economic empowerment of Indian farmers.
Dr. Raghuvir Singh, Director (Exten.), SVPUAT, Meerut highlighted the progress of the KVKs under their area jurisdiction in western part of Uttar Pradesh.
More than 500 farmers from the district attended the programme.
(SOURCE: ICAR-ATARI, Kanpur)