Dr. NGPASC Organized awareness workshop to farmers

Department of Commerce with Professional Accounting, Dr. N. G. P. Arts and Science College organized an awareness workshop on the Recognition and Practice of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana(PMFBY) among farmers, on the college premises.

The workshop is sponsored by the Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi. The program was initiated to inform farmers about the scheme’s details, benefits, and application process, to increase participation and uptake among eligible beneficiaries.

The session began with the dignitaries on the dais lighting the lamp. The distinguished speakers include Dr. Krishnamoorthi, Associate Professor, Department of Management Studies, Kongu Engineering College, Erode, Dharmaraj, Assistant Agricultural Officer, Department of Agriculture- Farmers Welfare, Integrated Agriculture Extension Centre (IAEC), Bhavani, Erode and Dr. Saravanan, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore.

The Presidential address was delivered by the Principal of Dr. N.G.P Arts and Science College, Professor Dr. Ramamurthi. About 60 farmers participated in the awareness workshop. The awareness program featured an introduction to a government scheme aimed at aiding farmers, outlining its benefits such as financial aid and subsidies. The farmers were briefed on eligibility criteria and the application process, ensuring they understood the requirements and procedures involved.

Detailed information on scheme implementation, including the roles of government agencies and local authorities, was provided to farmers. Throughout the program, farmers engaged in interactive sessions with officials and experts, asking questions and seeking clarification on various aspects of the scheme.

Informational materials such as brochures, pamphlets, and seeds were distributed among farmers. Overall, the program aimed to empower farmers by ensuring that they were well-informed about the scheme and equipped to leverage its benefits, ultimately enhancing their livelihoods and promoting sustainable agriculture.