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Event Name :
Live telecast of PM-KISAN lunching programme
Event Venue :
Conference hall of ICAR-NOFRI,Tadong,Sikkim
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, ICAR, Ranipool Distt. East Sikkim
Contact person details :
Raghavendra Singh
Senior Scientist and Programme Coordinator (I/c)
9475582991 03592251311
Event Date :
2/24/2019 To 2/24/2019
Objective: To aware the farmers for the benefits of the PM-KISAN
Pre Event Description :
Lunching programme of “Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana” was organised by ICAR-KVK, East Sikkim on February 24, 2019 at ICAR-NOFRI.. The programme was initiated by a welcome address given by Dr. Ravikant Avasthe, Joint Director, ICAR-NOFRI, Tadong. On this occasion, His Excellency Shri Ganga Prasad, Honourable Governor of Sikkim graced as the Chief Guest. He detailed about the PM-Kisan Yojana and urged the farmers to give more importance on soil health management, dairy farming and others. Shri Khorolo Bhutia, Secretary, FS&ADD, Govt. of Sikkim detailed about the different ongoing flagship programme of agriculture in Sikkim. Total 183 nos. of farmers and rural youths and other delegates from state Govt, all the scientists from ICAR-NOFRI, SMSs of KVK and many more (48 nos.) were present during the programme. Dr. R.Singh, Sr. Scientist & Head, KVK East Sikkim proposed the vote of thanks. He well appreciated the efforts of all the SMSs of KVK for smooth running of the programme.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: Fig. 1: His Excellency Governor of Sikkim addressing the gathering Fig. 2: Glimpses of the participants during the launching programme