ICAR KVK MYRADA, Erode in coordination with Indian Bank, Gobichettipalayam organized World Women’s Day 2018 on 8th March 2018 at KVK campus in Gobichettipalayam. The theme of programme focused on “Women in Agriculture”. The programme organized in three aspects:
- Honouring the outstanding women in the field of agriculture promoted by KVK
- Credit linkages for farm women, SHGs and JLGs for livelihood promotion
- Special speeches by experts
The woman who successfully demonstrated the integrated farming and innovative market approaches Mrs.P.Tamilselvi recently awarded by Tamilnadu Government has been invited and she gave speech on her success to inspire the participants. Mrs.Kalamani women farmer shared the experiences on bio control lab at farm level. Mrs.Hemalatha, Assistant Professor, PKR Women College delivered special address on Women in Agriculture. Mr.Aboovarajan, Assistant General Manager, NABARD, Erode shared the different schemes available in banking sector. Indian Bank and Canara Bank Managers participated in the event and explained the schemes related to agricultural purpose and distributed financial assistance to JLG and Women SHGs. During the occasion, KVK organized exhibits on agri and value added products to create awareness among the women farmers. 153 women farmers participated in the programme.