Inter-Zonal Review-cum-Action Plan Workshop of Farmers’ FIRST Programme organized

9th May, 2019, Bengaluru

Inter-Zonal Review-cum-Action Plan Workshop of Farmers’ FIRST Programme organizedThe ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Bengaluru organized the “Review-cum-Action Plan Workshop of Farmer FIRST Programme” of Zone-XI, Bengaluru & Zone-VIII, Pune today.

Dr. M.J. Chandre Gowda, Director, ATARI, Bengaluru emphasized the importance of review & action plan exercise in the context of cross-learning and experience-sharing. He stated that the opined for looking the achievements over the years for the major impact points. He stressed on looking the intervention-specific benchmark as the basis for interpretation.

Dr. Lakhan Singh, Director, ATARI, Pune  stressed on the importance of planning, involvement of researchers in FFP activities, on-site input management, institution building, ground reality and holistic view.

The 3 ICAR institutes from Zone-XI, viz., CPCRI, Kasargod; IIHR, Bengaluru and NIANP, Bengaluru, and 3 State Agricultural Universities from Zone-VIII, viz., MPKV, Rahuri, NAU, Navsari and JAU, Junagadh presented the progress of Farmers’ FIRST programme for the Year - 2018-19 and the Action Plan for the Year - 2019-20.

The publications brought by FFP MPKV, Rahuri were released on the occasion.

The scientists from ATARI, Bengaluru and Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Bengaluru Rural were present during the occasion.

(Source: ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Bengaluru)