Events & Activities

Workshop to hand hold FPOs and KVK Scientists

The workshop for CEOs, BODs, members of FPOs and KVK Scientists was conducted at ICAR-KVK, Raichur on 29th and 30th January, 2021 in collaboration with NAHEP, NABARD, SKBYM and MYRADA Raichur. While inaugurating the workshop Dr. K.N. Kattimani, Hon’ble Vice-Chancelor, emphasized on enhancing profitability of the farmers through active participation of farmers’ producers organizations. Dr. D.M Chandargi, Director of Extension, in his presidential speech applauded the commitment of KVKs for their role in backstopping with the new technologies. Dr. Narayanaraju, FPO consultant, stressed on need of Farmer Producer Organizations, their goals, good governance practices, transparency in financial transaction, accountability and leadership development. Dr. G.M. Hiremath, Assistant Professor provided marketing strategies on price forecasting followed by Mr. Hassan Mullah, FPO consultant, on corporate business management, legal system of FPOs and statutory and leadership development. Dr. Udaykumar Nidoni, Professor & Head, Processing and Food Engineering shared his ideas about the role of value addition. Dr. Mallikarjuna, Joint Director of Agriculture, Shri. Babu Rao Begganoor, Lead Bank Manager, SBI, Raichur, Smt, N. Kalawati, District Development Manager, NABARD Raichur, Shri Nagaraja Angadi, Programme Executive, SKBYM, Koodloru and MYRADA Organization shared their opinion. The office bearers of FPOs along with scientists of KVK and students participated and got trained.