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Top Ministers, 20,000 Farmers, 150 Startups to Join ‘Krishi-Mahotsav’ at Kota in Rajasthan

Krishi Mahotsav: Pradarshani Evam Prashikshan is set to begin from Jan 24 to 25 in Kota, Rajasthan. The Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India in association with Department of Agriculture of Government of Rajasthan are organizing the Mahotsav.

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20,000 farmers, start-ups, extension workers, and employees of private agricultural institutions to take part in the Mahotsav.
20,000 farmers, start-ups, extension workers, and employees of private agricultural institutions to take part in the Mahotsav.

The Department of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare of Govt. of India in association with the Department of Agriculture of Govt. of Rajasthan is organizing a two-day Mahotsav to promote and enhance the agricultural sector and rural development of Kota. The Krishi Mahotsav is going to take place on 24 and 25 January at Dussehra Ground in Kota.

The inaugural ceremony will be attended by Shri Om Birla, Hon'ble Speaker of Lok Sabha, Shri Lal Chand Kataria, Hon'ble Agriculture Minister of Government of Rajasthan, and Shri Udaylal Anjana, Minister of Cooperation of Government of Rajasthan. The senior officials from the central government, state governments, and Indian agricultural research will also be present at the ceremony, as will 20,000 farmers, start-ups, extension workers, and employees of private agricultural institutions.

Information about various schemes of the central and state governments will be passed on and exchanged through exhibitors at the Krishi Mahotsav. Additionally, the institutions involved in the supply of various agricultural commodities, mainly from the private sector, will exhibit their products at the stalls. Over 150 stalls are to be set up at the Mahotsav in the aim of providing the farmers with up-to-date agricultural inputs. One of the main features of this exhibition will be the 75 start-up stalls, which will be set up in response to the blooming need for start-ups in the field of agriculture.  

A programme to train farmers in agriculture, horticulture, and animal husbandry will also be organised consecutively with the exhibition. This two-day event will be attended by scientists from agricultural research institutes, agricultural universities, agricultural zonal centres, and all officers and employees of the Agriculture Department, as well as a great number of farmers expected to be over 15000 on the first day and 20000 farmers on the second day.

The uniqueness of this event is that it is aimed at attracting an increasing number of farmers interested in adopting new agricultural technology, and all farmers are encouraged and trained to adopt advanced agricultural production systems, new agricultural technology, and advanced agricultural machinery in order to make farming an incredibly lucrative business opportunity.

The closing ceremony, on the Jan 25, will be attended by Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Hon'ble Minister of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare, Shri Kailash Choudhary, Hon'ble Minister of State, Ms. Shobha Karandlaje, Hon'ble Minister of State, and Shri Lal Chand Kataria, State Agriculture Minister.

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