All India Radio, Mangaluru in collaboration with Krishi Vichara Vinimaya Kendra, Moodubidre and MCS Bank, Moodubidre, celebrated Radio Kisan Diwas on 15th February 2017 at ‘Kalpavruksha Sabhangana’,Moodubidre.
Smt.Ushalatha.S, Assistant Director(Programme) of AIR,MANGALURU chaired the function and in her speech highlighted the role played by AIR in rural development and listeners need to utilize the radio programme for their own betterment.
Dr.Sadananda Holla, Programme Executive(Co-Ordination),in his introductory remarks stressed the need for Akashvani programmes in deveoloping rural economy. Progressive famer Smt. and Sri.Jaya Chandra Rao ,Kurdel were falicitated on this occasion.T.Shyam Prasad, Programme Executive(Kisanvani) compered the programme and thanked the dignitaries and the gathering.
After the inauguration, seminar was held on various issues like how to double the agriculture output in vegetable and pepper crops, value addition and processing of fruits, farmers experiences in poultry farming, cocoa and paddy cultivation and radio kisanvani listeners experiences. More than 250 farmers attended the days function.
Contributed by: T.Shyam Prasad.T,Programme executive(Kisanvani),ALL INDIA RADIO,MANGALURU,Mob:9449627093