30th October, 2020, Pune
The ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Pune, Maharashtra and Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Navsari, Gujarat jointly organized a “State Level Webinar for Creating Awareness on Farm Acts - 2020” today.
Dr. Z.P. Patel, Vice-Chancellor, Navsari Agricultural University, Navsari, Gujarat urged the farmers for accepting and following the Agriculture Bills for their concerns. He stressed that it is implemented at the right time for the right cause to make farming more remunerative and give freedom to trade their farm produce across the states.
Smt. Amitaben Patel, District President, Navsari, Gujarat narrated the benefits of Farm Act - 2020. She stressed on empowering the farm women on the Agriculture Bills and joining hands for constituting the Farmers’ Producers’ Organizations.
Dr. Lakhan Singh, Director, ICAR-ATARI, Pune, Maharashtra urged all the KVKs for making more awareness on the New Farm Acts by using the different social / digital platforms in local languages.
Dr. K.A. Patel, Director (Extension Education), Navsari Agricultural University, Navsari, Gujarat encouraged the farmers for linking with the Krishi Vigyan Kendras and State Agricultural Universities to obtain more information about the different national and state level developmental schemes.
The experts - Shri Vinod Desai, Chartered Accountant, Navsari, Gujarat and Dr. C.K. Timbadia, Head, KVK, Navsari, Gujarat explained in depth about the Farm Acts - 2020.
More than 200 farmers virtually participated in the Webinar.
(Source: ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Pune, Maharashtra)