16th April 2016, Unnao, Uttar Pradesh
Shri Sachchidanand Hari Sakshi Maharaj, Member of Parliament, Unnao inaugurated the Pradhaan Mantri Fasal Beema Yojana at KVK, Unnao (UP) today. He informed the farmers that this scheme has provided the Indian farmers a strong cover against natural vagaries. Government has taken very meaningful decisions in the interest of farmers by planning the provisions of water to every farm, ensuring poer supply in the village, soil test, etc. Farming need to assume the role of business compared to traditional role of sustenance of farm family.
On this occasion, Director, ICAR-ATARI, Kanpur, Dr. US Gautam; District Development Officer, Land Improvement Officer and others were present.
Total of 1000 farmers participated in the programme and 28 institutions also participated and displayed the information and schemes in the interest of farmers.
(Source: ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Kanpur)