Krishi Unnati Mela 2018

Chander Mohan
Chander Mohan
(Shri Rada Mohan Singh Doubling Farmers Income by 2022)

Krishi Unnati Mela, an annual event that witnesses congregation of lakhs of farmers from across the country, showcases the latest technology in agriculture and allied services. Farmers are also updated on various Government initiatives. The event, through a 360-degree information dissemination mechanism like setting up of stalls and pavilions, organizing seminars and conferences, live demonstrations, cultural shows etc provides a limitless opportunity to farmers to share, interact and learn about the various initiatives of the Government.

Date: 16th-18th March 
Venue: Mela Ground, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa, New Delhi

The Government is working towards “Doubling Farmers’ Income by 2022” and the Krishi Unnati Mela is an ideal platform to showcase the efforts and initiatives. The three-day farmers’ fair, to be hosted at the Mela Ground, IARI, New Delhi, will showcase innovations in farming technologies.

Hon’ble Prime Minister on March 17, 2018, to launch 25 Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVKs) and inaugurate Biennial National Conference on KVK, addressing 681 KVKs through live telecast

Prime Minister to confer National Level Krishi Karman Awards to best performing states and progressing farmers and Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Krishi Vigyan Protsahan Puruskar

More than 600 stalls to display and provide direct access to the latest technologies and Government initiatives

Theme Pavilion to showcase various schemes and initiatives in the agriculture and allied sector and also highlight start-up initiatives being implemented exclusive seed selling counters to facilitate the purchase of quality seeds by farmers seminars and conferences to facilitate scientist-farmer interaction Live Demo on Micro Irrigation, Waste utilization, Conventional and modern rain-fed farming technologies, Vertical farming, Integrated farming, Fruit Trees, poly houses, Protected Cultivation, Animal Husbandry (Pashudhan) and Fisheries, Jevik Kheti, Farm machinery, Drone operation etc.
Cultural shows and films on various aspects of agriculture will be also there.

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