KVK-ICAR-CICR, Nagpur holds web telecast of Garib Kalyan Sammelan and
Hon’ble Prime Minister interaction with rural beneficiaries



KVK-ICAR-CICR, Panjri farm, Nagpur took all efforts to showcase the country’s largest ever event, Garib Kalyan Sammelan- Shath Pratishath Shasakthikaran commemorating Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsavon 31st May 2022. The city-based Institutewas one of the webcasting centre among 1500 locations identified across India. Farmers from nearby villages such as Umred, Bhiwapur, Kalmeshwar, Parseoni, Kuhi were invited to its campus in Wardha Road to watch the live programme. The Hon’ble Prime Minister interacted live from Shimla with rural beneficiaries spanning all districts, about the wide-ranging schemes/programmes covering Pradhan Mantri AwaasYojana (both Grameen & Urban), Pradhan Mantri KisanSamman Nidhi, Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, POSHAN Abhiyan, Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana, Swachh Bharat Mission (both Grameen & Urban), Jal Jeevan Mission & AMRUT, Pradhan Mantri SVANidhi Scheme, One Nation One Ration Card, Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana, Ayushman Bharat PM Jan Arogya Yojana, Ayushman Bharat Health and Wellness Centre, Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana. The interaction not only highlighted people-centric approach of these schemes leading to ease of living of citizens but also enlightened the Government on the aspirations of the people in the nation’s march to progress.

The programme at KVK-ICAR-CICR, Nagpur was presided over by Dr. N. Vijayalakshmi, IAS, Joint Secretary(Agriculture), Govt. Of India, New Delhi in the presence of Dr. Y. G. Prasad, Director, ICAR-CICR, Nagpur. Dr. B. S. Dwivedi, Director, ICAR-NBSS&LUP, Nagpur and Dr. S.K. Shukla, I/c., Ginning Training Center, Nagpur graced the event. Sh. Keshav Sontake, Sarpanch, Khapri, Nagpur and Smt. Meena Shende, Sarpanch, Hudkeshwar, Nagpur and many senior officials of the Institute were also prominently present. A total of twelve hundred participants benefitted from the event. Plant Protection kits containing biofertilizers, biopesticides, micronutrient mix and nano urea required for 1 acre land was distributed to 500 farmersregistered under Scheduled Caste Special Programme. Dr. Subhash Patil, SMS, KVK-ICAR-CICR Nagpur served as the nodal officer of the event.

Distribution of plant protection kits to one of the beneficiary farmer, Smt. Babita Moon, Wardha at the hands of Chief Guest Dr. N. Vijayalakshmi. Dr. Y. G. Prasad, Direcotr, ICAR-CICR, Nagpur, Dr. B. S. Dwivedi, Director, ICAR-NBSS&LUP, Nagpur, Dr. S.K. Shukla, I/c., Ginning Training Center, Nagpur and other Senior officials of ICAR-CICR, Nagpur are also seen

Address by the Chief Guest, Dr. N. Vijayalakshmi, IAS, Joint Secretary(Agriculture), Govt. Of India, New Delhi on the occasion of Garib Kalyan Sammelan event at KVK-ICAR-CICR, Nagpur.