GTC of ICAR-CIRCOT participated Krishi Vigyan Kendra’s farmers awareness meet on Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) organized by ICAR-CICR, Nagpur on 16 April 2016. The meeting was presided over by Shri Nitin Gadkari Ji, Hon. Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping. Shri Krupal Tumane, Member of Parliament, Ramtek and Dr. C.D. Mayee, Ex-Chairman, ASRB were the Guests of Honour on this occasion. Shri Gadkari Ji informed participants that farmers should effectively utilize the scheme PMFBY to protect the crop from any natural disasters. CIRCOT technologies, processes, products and achievements were also displayed in the agri-exhibition organised on this occasion. The honorable minister visited the ICAR-CIRCOT stall and enquired about various technologies developed by ICAR-CIRCOT. About three hundred farmers and stake holders attended the program and also visited CIRCOT stall.