26th May, 2020, Baramati, Maharashtra
The Agricultural Development Trust’s Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Baramati, Pune, Maharashtra organized a Webinar on “Farmers’ Producers’ Organizations (FPOs): A Future Need” today.
Apprising the farmers about the importance of the FPOs and group dynamism, the Chief Guest, Dr. Lakhan Singh, Director, ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Pune, Maharashtra encouraged them for establishing the FPOs / FPCs. Dr. Singh also appreciated the work done by KVK, Baramati for the FPOs.
Dr. Syed Shakir Ali, Head, KVK, Baramati outlined the participants about the various activities of the KVK related to FPOs.
Dr. Sanjay Pandhare, Co-coordinator Maha FPO Federation, Pune apprised the farmers about the importance of FPOs, their rules and regulations and different Government Schemes for the FPOs.
The Webinar was aimed at creating the awareness and motivation in the farming community.
More than 100 farmers and rural youth interested in establishing the FPOs participated in the Live Webinar.
(Source: ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Pune, Maharashtra)