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PM to inaugurate ‘Krishi Unnati Mela’ in New Delhi

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will tomorrow inaugurate three-day ‘Krishi Unnati Mela’ providing information on new farm schemes and technologies that will help farmers double their incomes within the next few years.

Venue: Pusa Campus , New Delhi

Events

  • PM Narendra Modi will give Krishi Karman Awards to states and progressive farmers who made remarkable contribution to Agriculture
  • He will visit the theme pavilion and address the farmersKrishi Unnati Mela
  • There will be live demonstration of agriculture and horticultural crops, animal husbandry, innovative technologies and farm mechanisation in big plots
  • Public and private companies will display their farm inputs and technologies in over 500 stalls

Workshops

  • It will have separate workshops on key schemes like Pradhan Mantri Fasal Beema Yojana, e-agriculture marketing, integrated farming system, Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sichai Yojan, soil health and livestock issues

Points to note

  • Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Meghalaya, Haryana, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal will receive Krishi Karman Awards for 2014-15
  • Commendation awards would be given to three states- Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and Goa
  • Live telecast of the event will be done at block levels of all Panchayats
  • Union Minister for Agriculture-Radha Mohan Singh