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Vol. 11, Special Issue 1 (2022)

Farmer’s feedback about the block level agro-met advisory bulletin under district agro met unit (DAMU) broadcast on all India radio, Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh

Author(s):
DR Agashe, RL Raut, SR Dhuware, Rajni Agashe, Ramesh Amule and Jitendra Nagpure
Abstract:
Under Gramin Krishi Mausam Sewa (GKMS), IMD jointly with ICAR proposes to expand the network to cover 660 districts by establishing District Agro-Met Units (DAMUs) in additional 530 districts including 115 aspirational districts in the premise of Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) of ICAR, under approved centrally sponsored scheme of Ministry of Earth Science during 2017-20. DAMU/ AMFU will frame the sub-district/ block level agromet advisory bulletins and disseminate to farmers using multi-channel communication mechanism in the country to reach out to 95.4 million farming households.
Air Balaghat has started preparing and broadcasting of their own agricultural programme from 28 oct.1992. They are broadcasting different agricultural information programmes such as Kisanwani at 7.30 pm. to 8.00 pm. and Krishi-salah at 6.50 am every day from Monday to Saturday. On the basis of the weather forecasting, a message is prepared by a team of Scientists Krishi Vigyan Kendra Balaghat and sent to All India Radio, Balaghat which is broadcast at 7.30 pm. in “KISANWANI” programme on every Wednesday. The study was undertaken in Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh. The Agro-met Advisory Bulletin may be broadcasted twice in a week and may be repeated 2 to 3 times in a day for better implementation. Broadcasting of Agro-met Advisory Bulletin may be continued as it plays an important role in planning the farm operations.
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How to cite this article:
DR Agashe, RL Raut, SR Dhuware, Rajni Agashe, Ramesh Amule and Jitendra Nagpure. Farmer’s feedback about the block level agro-met advisory bulletin under district agro met unit (DAMU) broadcast on all India radio, Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(1S): 727-729.

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