Today Kisan Mitra Farm Advisory Services were launched for Vepada Mandal, Vijayanagaram Dist, Andhra Pradesh. The first message was sent by Sri. GR Chintala, Chairperson, NABARD in Hyderabad. The program is also attended by Sri. Sudhir Kumar Jannawar, CGM, NABARD Regional Office (AP) and Sri. Y. Krishna Rao, CGM, NABARD Regional Office (Telangana), officials from NABARD Andhra Pradesh, Telangana were present. Farmers from Vepada Mandal who are members of Vepada Tribal farmers producer company, Haritha farmer producer company, Harish, DDM, NABARD Vijayanagaram district were joined in the occasion via zoom.
Kisan Mitra Farm Advisory is an attempt to provide farm advisories in local language, based on the local observations with solutions using local resources. The detailed process of how the local weather, pest and disease surveillance is taken up is given here
The advisories are given twice a week through posters, SMS in telugu and Voice message in telugu. This week Advisory can be accessed here
Photographs from the occasion