Shetkari Jagruti Abhiyan

Vidarbha Shetkari Jagruti Abhiyan has been started by Mandal along with the joint collaboration of Bank of Maharashtra and Shri Shivaji Shikshan Sanstha keeping in mind “Jai Jawan Jai Kisan”. The main aim of this program is educating farmers for farming techniques, exhibition of new equipments, forming constructive committees at local village level and provide them financial support. The farmers from various villages are been given special coaching on various facets of farming by expert staff of Shivaji Agricultural College. This program is runned every Saturday and Sunday. All lodging, boarding, traveling facilities and expenses is managed by Mandal. Till now 2000 farmers have taken the advantage of this activity. Village wise Constructive committee helps to solve problems of local farmers, to get different latest government projects and to solve problems related to Govt. offices. From this program 30,000 farmers from 6 districts will get training. A strong body or committee will evolve through this mission in order to solve the problems of farmers on their own level. So the Mandal has provided its motto “Aage Badho Sabse Aage Badho” to all farmers. Special help for this activity is provided by Siddhi Vinayak Group (Amravati), Shri Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan (Shegaon), Dr. Punjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth (Akola), etc. Prime Minister, Shri Manmohan Singh has recently sent an appreciation letter to Nirmalatai Deshpande, President of Shree H. V. P. Mandal, praising the activity and efforts taken by the Mandal for Vidarbhian farmers.