Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare interacted with shareholders of FPOs established by KVK Davanagere, Karnataka
14th November 2022, Sirigere
Sushri Shobha Karandlaje, Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare interacted with the shareholders of Farmer Producer Organisations established by ICAR-KVK Davanagere, Karnataka here today. The interaction was organised by ICAR-Taralabalu Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Davangere at Sirigere, Chitradurga district of Karnataka.
Shri Dr. Shivamurthy Shivacharya Mahaswamiji, Shri Taralabalu Bruhanmat, Sirigere and Shri G. M. Siddeshwara, Member of Parliament and graced the occasion.
During the interaction, the Minister replied the queries of the shareholders and assured all possible help from the government. She also appreciated the initiative taken by ICAR - Krishi Vigyan Kendra Davanagere in establishing 17 FPOs in 3 districts, viz., Davangere, Chitradurga and Haveri which is first of its kind by any KVK in the country.
Sushri Karandlaje visited the exhibition where processed and packaged products from the FPOs were displayed.
Dr. V. Venkatasubramanian, Director, ICAR- ATARI, Bengaluru; Shri H.R. Basavarajappa, President of Farmers Organisation, Dr Devaraja T.N., Head of the KVK, Davangere were also present.
(Source: ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Bengaluru)