Mobile Campaign for creating awareness about PMFBY launched in Udhampur
UDHAMPUR : Department of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Udhampur, in collaboration with Reliance General Insurance Company, organized crop insurance week campaign under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY) in Udhampur Block to aware the farmers about the scheme. The IEC mobile van was flagged off by ADDC Udhampur, Kanta Devi.
While welcoming the farmers, Chief Agriculture Officer, S C Sharma appealed to the farmers to come forward & take the benefit of the scheme. It was informed that all the Panchayats of Udhampur Block will be covered under the mobile campaign to promote PMFBY and also to clear the doubts of farmers regarding the scheme.
Awareness camps related to PMFBY celebration were held at Panchayats Roun, Sial Jattan & Mansar. These camps were attended by around 150 farmers. All necessary protocols related to COVID-19 were properly followed.
Pallavi Mali from the Technical Support Unit of Ministry of Agriculture & Farmer Welfare Credit Division New Delhi interacted with the farmers & satisfactorily answered the queries raised by them.
Vote of thanks was presented by DAO(Extn) Alok Pandotra.
The officers present on the occasion included SDAO Udhampur, Rajesh Gandotra; AEO Bradian, Shiv Parshottam Jyoti; AEO Jib, Yashpal; AEO Mansar, Virender Mohan Padha; Mahavir from Reliance general Insurance and Manouti Sharma from PMFBY cell of Directorate of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Jammu.