Krishi Unnati Mela, one of the major attractions for farmers winded up yesterday, in the premises of PUSA, New Delhi. The three day program which began on 16 March, witnessed the presence of numerous farmers and agriculture enthusiasts from all over the country, and ended on March 18,2018. Students and Farmers carrying seed samples, machinery leaflets and drones was a common sight at the mela ground, where the event took place.Farmer, was definitely the hero of this show where they were approached and chased by the publishing houses and media to showcase their excitement and interest in the event.
On the second day of the event, i.e. 17 March, PM Modi addressed the gathering and strengthened his idea of “Doubling Farmer’s Income” via his speech. Another highlight of Modi’s visit, is the inauguration of a website. A portal on organic farming was made live. Foundation stone of 25 Krishi Vigyan Kendras was also laid. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the farmers and agri-scientists with his motivating words.
Krishi Jagran/Agriculture World highly recommend you to visit the event the next time, if you are in or around Delhi and are interested in agriculture even a little bit. And Here is Why :
Why Krishi Unnati: A must
= Apart from the already existing competitors, you can witness huge number of youth attending the event. At the time, when youth is digressing from the zone of farming, youngsters taking out selfies with the crops and food synthesizers is an amazing view which boosts up the confidence of future in farming.
= Every side and sector of agriculture has been given enough prominence and importance. Right from the soil nutrient management to the post-harvesting processes everything was well elaborated at the event. Farmers with pen and paper visited the numerous pavilions where new varieties of crops, vegetables, fruits etc were displayed.
= At the right side of the entrance there is a field demonstration of floriculture and the brown soil is brilliantly holding various colored flowers. Flowers has been a good source incomes for the farmers, it being exported at a huge level.
= Machine industry could not be left behind at the event. Gigantic to tiny sized machines took a separate space at the event where farmers were found to educate themselves of the innovations that the industry has been making for the ease of farming.
= The event has Theme pavilion on doubling of farmers income, organic farming, cooperatives, farm inputs, are there to further assist farmers with the latest developments in the farming techniques. During the mela, latest agriculture and allied sector technologies are being displayed at more than 800 stalls.
Many entrepreneurs and aspirants demonstrated their work and innovation at the event and intellectual talks and potential solutions for the distress in agriculture is a common sight at the event.