Prof. Harekrishna Misra was invited as Guest of Honour during the opening ceremony of the "State Level Trainers' Training Programme on implementation of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)" at Bhubaneswar, Odisha on June 29, 2018. The programme was held at Madhusudan Institute of Cooperative Management (MICM) in Bhubaneswar. MICM is a unit of the National Council Cooperative Training (NCCT), New Delhi of Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India.
The state-level training programme was organized by the Directorate of Agriculture and Food Production, Government of Odisha. Officers of the line departments representing 30 districts participated in the programme, aimed at sensitizing officers involved in crop insurance of the state. The programme was also floated to ensure that standard operating procedures designed for this yojana were followed during efforts to support farmers.
The guests present at the opening ceremony of the programme included Ms. Ranjana Chopra, IAS, Secretary, Department of Cooperation, Dr. Tribikram Pradhan, IAS, the Registrar of Cooperative Societies, and Shri S. Ghosh, Director, MICM.