Farmers’ Fair and Exhibition for creating awareness among the farmers about PradhanMantriFasalBeemaYojana.
Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India is organising Farmers’ Fair and Agricultural Exhibition across the country at 583 KrishiVigyanKendras to create awareness among farmers about new Pradhan MantriFasalBeemaYojana. Till 03.04.2016, such fairs have been organised at 90 locations with participation of the Members of Parliament and Central Ministers including Minister of Home Affairs, Shri Raj Nath Singh Ji at Lucknow, Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh Ji at Motihari, Bihar; Minister of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Shri Kalraj Mishra at Kushinagar, UP; Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Smt. Uma Bharti Ji at Lalitpur, UP; Minister of State for Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Shri MohanbhaiKundariya at Rajkot, Gujarat; Member of Parliaments, Shri Sher Singh Gobaya at Ferozpur, Punjab; Shri Ashwani Kr. Chopra at Karnal, Haryana; Shri VirenderKashyap at Shimla, Himachal Pradesh ; ChaudhariBabuLal at Agra, UP; Smt.Anupriya Patel at Mirzapur, UP and Mr. Jagdambika Pal at Siddharth Nagar.
In this programme the farmers are being made aware about other schemes also and the information, knowledge and advisory on various crops, horticulture, livestock and poultry related questions are also being addressed by the Scientists in the farmers-Scientists interface programme being organised by the KVKs.
The literature about the Pradhan MantriFasalBeemaYojana is being provided to the farmers, question-answer sessions are also being held and a comprehensive CD containing the film on the Pradhan MantriFasalBeemaYojana is also being showed to the farmers.