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Progressive Agri Leadership Summit 2021: States Recognized for Excellence in Agriculture

Krishi Udyami Krishak Vikas Chamber, in collaboration with the Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry (UHF), Nauni, and the Sikkim State Cooperative Supply and Marketing Federation Ltd, hosted the Progressive Agriculture Leadership Summit-2021 today at the university.

Shivam Dwivedi
Award Distribution at Progressive Agri Leadership Summit 2021
Award Distribution at Progressive Agri Leadership Summit 2021

Krishi Udyami Krishak Vikas Chamber, in collaboration with the Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry (UHF), Nauni, and the Sikkim State Cooperative Supply and Marketing Federation Ltd, hosted the Progressive Agriculture Leadership Summit-2021 today at the university.

The chief guest Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister for Fisheries and Animal Husbandry, with guests of honour including Virender Kanwar, state Minister for Agriculture, JP Dalal, Haryana Agriculture Minister, and Randeep Singh Nabha, Punjab Agriculture Minister were also present in the summit.

In addition, Vice-Chancellors from four universities, including the host university's Dr. Parvinder Kaushal and those from Hisar, Jammu, and Bareilly, as well as representatives from the agri-industry and policymakers from the agriculture and fisheries departments of Punjab, Haryana, and Himachal Pradesh, were also present.

Leadership Awards to States:

The Krishi Udyami Krishak Ratan Puraskar was given to states, progressive farmers and villages, states, educational organizations, corporates from the agriculture and allied sectors, Farmer Producer Organizations, and others to recognize and motivate the efforts of various stakeholders in the northern states who are working tirelessly and continuously to achieve sustainable agriculture development.

This summit has provided a forum for states to share flagship programmes and relevant policy initiatives aimed at creating an optimal remunerative value chain for farmers and their well-being. As a result, various states were awarded Leadership Awards for achieving excellence in the following categories (See the table):

Award Categories

States

Leader in Organic Farming

Dept. of Agriculture Govt. of Uttarakhand

Leader  in Soil Health

Dept. of Agriculture Govt. of Himachal Pradesh

Leader  in Crop  Residue                Management

Dept. of Agriculture & Farmer Welfare Govt. of Punjab

 

Leader in Risk Management

Dept. of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Govt. of Haryana

Leader in FPO Promotion

Dept. of Agriculture Govt. of Rajasthan

Best Initiative in Brand Development

Haryana Agro Industries Corporation Limited Govt. of Haryana

Best Initiative in Agriculture Marketing and packaging

Himachal Pradesh Horticultural Produce Marketing and Processing Corporation Ltd. Govt. of Himachal Pradesh

Best Initiative in Saffron Promotion & Production

Dept. of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Govt. of Kashmir

 

Best Initiative in Animal Health

Department Of Animal Husbandry Govt. of Uttar Pradesh

 

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