CODISSIA 2018, India's Prime Agri Trade Fair Begins

KJ Staff
KJ Staff
Codissia Agri Intex 2018 India's Prime Agricultural Trade Fair begins today at CODISSIA Trade Fair Complex, Coimbatore. The 18th edition of  Agri Intex has the vision to transform Indian Agriculture.  Along with Codissia, the fair is organized by Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Tamilnadu(TNAU), Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu Fisheries University and All India Agricultural Implement Manufacturers Association (AMMA). S. P Velumani, Hon'ble Minister for Municipal Administration, Rural Development & Implementation of Special Programme, Govt. of Tamilnadu inaugurated the fair.

This year's focus is on Solar Pumping, Micro Irrigation, Precision farming, Farm mechanization, Soilless Agriculture, Automation, Value Addition& Animal Husbandry.  USA, UK, Israel, China, Japan, Germany, Italy, Sweden, and France are the major countries participating countries. More than 1,50,000 visitors are expected in the coming days. R. Doraikkannu, Hon'ble Minister of Agriculture, Govt. of Tamilnadu gave the keynote address. Hon'ble Deputy Speaker of Tamilnadu, Pollachi V Jayaraman, Dr. K Ramasamy, Vice-Chancellor, TANU, Coimbatore, T N Hariharan, IAS, District Collector, Coimbatore, Dr.K. Karthikeyan IAS, Commissioner, Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation were spoken. The four days fair will end on 16th July.

Highlights of the fair

  • Participation by implement and machinery manufacturers' from across pan India providing solutions to small and marginal farmers to offset the shortage of skilled and trained farm labour.
  • Conference on "Game-changing trends in Dairy FArming 2018" on 14th  July 2018
  • Conference on "Tools and Techniques for Bionutrition Farming" on 15th July 2018
  • Live demonstration of soilless agriculture
  • Integrated Live Model Farm to showcase sustainable and effective practices
  • Live demonstration of Solar pumping
  • Farm Mechanization
  • Post-harvesting solution
  • Participation by Animal Husbandry & Fisheries University

What can one see at Agri index 2018?

  • Agricultural machinery and implement
  • Irrigation System and Automation
  • Animal Husbandry & Dairy Farming
  • Fencing & Shade Nets
  • Green Houses, Foggers and Roof Gardens
  • Financial Institutions
  • Weighing Scales & Testing Equipment
  • Packaging Industries
  • Pond Linings, Sheets, Tarpaulins & Grow Bags
  • Coir Substrate
  • Educational & Research Institutions
  • Aquaculture
  • Pumps, Pipes, Cables, and Wires
  • Fertilizers & pesticides
  • Seeds, Nursery, and Landscape
  • Tyres
  • Food Processing machines
  • Renewable Energy
  • Garden & hand rules
  • Social Forestry
  • Apiary
  • Government Departments


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