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The Kingdom of Netherlands Agriculture Counsellor Applauds Impact of Millionaire Farmer of India Sponsored by Mahindra Tractors: Reshaping Global Perception of Indian Farming

The Kingdom of Netherlands Agriculture Counsellor, Michiel Van Erkel met with the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Krishi Jagran, MC Dominic, and Managing Director, Shiny Dominic to discuss the achievements of the Millionaire Farmer of India Awards (MFOI) sponsored by Mahindra Tractors 2023.

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with the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Krishi Jagran, MC Dominic, and Managing Director, Shiny Dominic, gives token of gratitude to the Kingdom of Netherlands Agriculture Counsellor, Michiel Van Erkell
with the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Krishi Jagran, MC Dominic, and Managing Director, Shiny Dominic, gives token of gratitude to the Kingdom of Netherlands Agriculture Counsellor, Michiel Van Erkell

"Indian agriculture or farmers were not considered progressive in the global arena until the MFOI Awards happened last year as the image of Indian agriculture has changed drastically," said Michiel Van Erkel, Agriculture Counsellor, the Netherlands during a meet with MC Dominic, Founder and Editor-in-Chief Krishi Jagran on Tuesday, February 6.

Reflecting on the transformative impact of the MFOI Awards, Michiel Van Erkel emphasized, "Until the inception of the MFOI Awards, the global perception of Indian agriculture and its farmers lacked the recognition they deserved. However, this paradigm-shifting initiative has magnificently altered that narrative."

In short, he meant, MFOI has shattered the perceived notion of misconception built about the farming sector in India.

Moreover, he appreciated the idea of farmers coming from different parts of the world interacting under one roof during the Millionaire Farmer of India Awards.

MFOI 2024 Dutch Farmers in India

The Agriculture Counsellor, Michiel Van Erkel also gave a hint that the progressive farmers from the Kingdom of the Netherlands might also be participating in the Millionaire Farmer of India Awards. Farmers in the Netherlands practice dairy farming or floriculture.

"The Millionaire Farmer of India is inspiring not only for the farmers in India but across the globe," he added.

 

MFOI Was Born Here

The man who incepted the concept of the Millionaire Farmer of India Awards is elated beyond measure to express his gratitude and overwhelmed with the response Krishi Jagran's Millionaire Farmer of India Awards sponsored by Mahindra Tractors is receiving. "I feel indebted that Mr Erkel attended the MFOI and felt confident about our concept, I am looking forward to having his presence once again," MC Dominic, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Krishi Jagran,

The Netherlands Agricultural Counsellor, Michiel Van Erkel, recently met with MC Dominic, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Krishi Jagran, and Shiny Dominic, Managing Director, to discuss the impact of the Millionaire Farmer of India Awards (MFOI) sponsored by Mahindra Tractors in 2023. "The MFOI Awards have reshaped the global perception of Indian agriculture, showcasing its remarkable progress," remarked Michiel Van Erkel.

The rendezvous concluded on a note of optimism, echoing Van Erkel's sentiment that the MFOI Awards stand as a testament to the unparalleled progress of Indian agriculture, resonating far beyond national borders.

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