26th June, 2021, Hyderabad
The six-day Virtual MDP on “Business Plan Development and Accelerating FPOs / FPCs” organized by the ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad from 21st to 26th June, 2021 concluded today.
In his valedictory address, Dr. Ch. Srinivasa Rao, Director, ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad urged the participants for working to make the farmers’ life better by organizing them in FPOs. He also regarded the FPOs to be the vehicle of prosperity for the rural India by facilitating the aggregation and collectivization and transferring the benefits to the farmers in the near future.
Dr. Ranjit Kumar, Head, Agribusiness Management Division, ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad organized the training programme.
All the aspects of FPOs, right from mobilization of farmers, FPO formation & registration as Producer Company and the aspects of Business Plan Development for FPOs like Business Model Canvass (BMC), market research, marketing plan, etc., were discussed during the programme. The participants were also apprised about the different regulatory compliances needed for the Producer Companies.
The programme registered a total participation by 58 participants from 15 different states of the country.
(Source: ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad)