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Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare to organize the two-day Krishi-Mahotsav at Kota, Rajasthan tomorrow

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23 January 2023, Rajasthan: The Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India, in association with the Department of Agriculture, Government of Rajasthan, is organizing a two-day event, ‘Krishi-Mahotsav: Pradarshani evam Prashikshan’ scheduled to be held on 24th-25th January 2023 at Dussehra Ground, Kota, Rajasthan.

Lok Sabha Speaker Mr. Om Birla, Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Mr. Kailash Choudhary, Union Minister of State for Animal Husbandry & Fisheries, Dr. Sanjeev Balyan, Rajasthan state Minister of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry will be present in the inaugural ceremony. Apart from them, senior officers of the Central Government, State Government, and Indian Council of Agricultural Research and about 35,000 farmers, Agri startups, Corporate bankers, extension workers, and employees of private agricultural institutions will also be present.

Information about the various schemes of the Central and State Governments will be disseminated during the exhibition. Also, private sector companies/institutions related to the supply of various inputs of agriculture will display their products through stalls. In this exhibition, 150 stalls will be set up to provide updated information related to agriculture to the farmers. Keeping in view the need for Startups in the field of agriculture, 75 stalls of Startups will be set up, which is one of the main features of this exhibition.

During this Krishi Mahotsav, a program to train about 5,000 farmers on subjects related to agriculture, horticulture, and animal husbandry is also being organized in two sessions. A special workshop on Agriculture Infrastructure Fund is also being organized for the benefit of farmers. Scientists from agricultural research institutes, agricultural universities, agricultural zonal centers, and all officers and employees of the Agriculture Department as well as about 35,000 farmers are expected to participate in this two-day grand event.

The specialty of this event is to get more and more participation of farmers interested in adopting new technology in agriculture and adopting modern innovative agriculture practices. All farmers are being encouraged and trained to adopt advanced agricultural production systems, new agricultural technology, and advanced agricultural machinery to make farming a profitable enterprise.

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