Women Farmer's Day, 2018:
ICAR-NIRJAFT, Kolkata organized Mahila Kishan Divas (Women Farmers’ Day) on 15.10.2018 at its campus. Around 43 Farmers from three different districts, viz., Nadia, 24 Parganas-South and Hooghly, participated this programme. Dr. N.C. Pan, P.S. Director (Officiating) welcomed and addressed the farmers about the programme followed by Dr. S.N. Chattopadhyay, P.S. discussed the importance of this programme and institute activities.
Women farmers visited different departments, products, and technologies developed by ICAR-NIRJAFT, and found benefited through live demonstration video and processing of natural fibres for yarn, fabric and handmade paper making. This programme was very successful and farmers appreciated the effort of ICAR to recognize the importance of women farmers in agriculture.