Empowering Women in Agriculture: ICAR JSS Krishi Vigyan Kendra Celebrates Women Kisan Diwas

Suttur, October 16, 2023: The ICAR JSS Krishi Vigyan Kendra in Suttur commemorated Women Kisan Diwas with a program focused on the theme ‘Millets: Empowering Women and Providing Nutritional Security.’

In an enlightening address, Chief Guest Sri Gangappa Hipparagi, Field Manager, ICAR JSS KVK, Suttur, underscored the pivotal role women play in agricultural activities and their crucial contribution to the financial independence of families.

Smt. Rani Hosakote shared profound insights into the creativity and functionality of women in their day-to-day lives, emphasizing their invaluable contributions.

Smt. Divya H.V., Head (Incharge), JSS KVK, Suttur, emphasized the significance of Women Kisan Diwas, shedding light on the opportunities and status accorded to women in society. Through compelling examples, she urged women towards self-employment and assured them of the KVK’s steadfast support and guidance in agriculture and farming.

Dr. Prasad Y.P. skillfully moderated the program, ensuring a seamless and impactful event, while Madhumahendra extended a warm welcome to the distinguished guests and the gathered audience.

The program witnessed an enthusiastic participation of over 30 women farmers, reflecting the growing interest and involvement of women in the agricultural sector.

This event stands as a testament to progress, affirming the indispensable role women play in agriculture and their journey towards economic self-sufficiency. The ICAR JSS Krishi Vigyan Kendra continues to champion initiatives that empower women in agriculture, paving the way for a more inclusive and prosperous rural community.