JNAU, MBCFPS initiate farmers training

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 12 Sep 2017 12:54:44


By Piyush Shrivastava,

The MBCFPC initiated a training programme with JNAU for rural as per MOU for technical assistance in development of high yield variety as well as sharing the present varieties having high yield and short term maturity

Targeting optimum shifting of technology from laboratories with win situation for farmers and consumers. The Madhya Bharat Consortium of Farmers' Producers Company (MBCFPC) has taken initiative for sustainable rise in pulses production as well as making profits for farmers and for consumers the production quality enhancement and lowering rates has been targeted.


In the pact signed between two major agencies of Madhya Pradesh would result in bringing down price hike rate of pulses which are important meal on common men's food-plate. In order to enhance production the Government of India already running a programme dedicated for financial support to farmers production companies and cooperative organisations like Self Help Groups, NGOs, etc.


In order to transform the ongoing practices to sustainable, profitable for farmers and consumers the MBCFPC and JNAU to initiate working on joint model for training of farmers, rural youths involving in different works related to pre-production works, seed production, manure production, packaging, transportation, marketing and sales, etc to enhance employment generation opportunities.


It may be recalled that the Jawaharlal Nehru Agriculture University, Jabalpur being a leading producer of high yielding varieties of crops has inked an Memorandum of Understanding with the Madhya Bharat Consortium of Farmers Producer Company over providing technical support, expertise in production as well as help in maintaining quality standards.

The project to work with MBCFPC yet to take off and as soon as it would initiated the benefits of research and development pertaining to high yielding varieties in different pulses would be shared with the farmers. Dr Yogeesh Diwedi, Chief Executive Officer of MBCFPC stated that in three different dimensions we have signed agreement with JNAU to shift the information to over one lakh farmers registered with the MBCFPC. Joint initiative with farmers would help them right from preliminary preparations to sowing, growing, harvesting, processing and then also helps in marketing.

Also the buy back schemes proposed by FPOs in this program would help in giving ensuring sustainable profits for the farmers. The MBCFPC initiated a training programme with JNAU for rural as per MOU for technical assistance in development of high yield variety as well as sharing the present varieties having high yield and short term maturity.