The School of Advanced International studies, John Hopkins institute, USA faculty members and Business school graduates met with Dr V. Praveen Rao, Vice Chancellor, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University(PJTSAU) today here at Rajendranagar. They were interacted with VC on various issues related to agriculture and more particular on implementation of crop insurance in the state. The delegates of john Hopkins institute requested the vice chancellor to extend support in carry out their study in the state on implementation of Agricultural Insurance in India particularly in State of Telangana. The study of the Hopkins team is mainly deals with the present status of the agricultural insurance system in India and how it can be improved further to provide more benefits to individual farmers and also they would study on how to implement Agricultural insurance with Public Private Partnership(PPP) mode for ensure more benefits to the farming community. In this regard they have requested the vice chancellor to help university in carryout the survey with the farmers in the state. To responding to their request VC assured to them that, the university will organize a one day seminar with stakeholders like farmers, Agricultural insurance Experts, Agri Business and Agriculture Economics Faculty, Agriculture department officials Etc. in between 17th to 20th January to discuss on various issues related with Agricultural Insurance.
The representatives of the john Hopkins met with Vice chancellor are Ms. karina Asbjornsen, CV Kumar.