Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Pradhana Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana (PMFBY)-Radio Report from AIR MANGALURU,KARNATAKA
ALL INDIA RADIO MANGALURU broadcast radio reports of Pradhana Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana (PMFBY) –farners awareness programmes held at Krishi Vijnana Kendra,Brahmavara ,Udupi district and Kankanady,Mangaluru.
The function was held at Krishi Vijnana Kendra(KVK),Brahmavara on 5th April 2016 and it was inaugurated by Smt.Priyanka Meri Francis,CEO,Udupi district and she stressed the need for farmers to register in this crop insurance scheme to get timely benefit of insurance in case of crop loss due to drought or bad weather and the premium amount that the farmers need to pay is just 2 percent for Kharif crop and 1.5% for Rabi crop and 5% for Plantation and Horticuture crops .K Subba Rao, Lead Distict Manager Udupi spoke in detail about Pradhana Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana (PMFBY).Heads of various line departments like Agriculture, Horticulture , Animal Husbandry ,Fisheries were also present in the farmers meet and briefed about their developmental schemes. A small exhibition displaying various mechanization tools and planting materials was arranged on this occasion. More than 200 farmers attended the function and the radio report of this event was broadcast on 6th April 18, 2016 at 6.50 PM in Kisanvani programme from ALL INDIA RADIO, MANGALURU.
Similar function was also held at KVK Kankanady, Mangaluru on 13th April, 2016. The local M.P Sri.Nalin Kumar Kateel inaugurated the farmers meet and stressed the need for crop insurance in view of failing monsoon and crop loss due to various other reasons. Prasad Rao,AGM OF NABARD and Raghava V.Yajamany explained in detail about of Pradhana Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana (PMFBY) .Dr.Kempe Gowda,Joint Director of Agriculture, H.R.Yogish, Deputy Director of Horticulture added their remarks about the scheme and its significance in the present context.The meet was well attended and AIR MANGALURU recorded the whole proceedings and broadcast a radio report on 15th April 2016 at 6.50 PM in Kisanvani programme.
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