Annual Krishi Unnati Mela to begin in New Delhi today

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16 Mar, 18 13:04
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The three-day annual Krishi Unnati Mela will begin in New Delhi today with a focus on doubling farmers' income.
The objective of the event is to create awareness among farmers about the latest agriculture-related technological developments.
AIR correspondent reports that the mela will be held at Indian Agricultural Research Institute, on its Pusa campus in the national capital.
Lakhs of farmers and agriculture scientists will participate in the mela.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address farmers on Saturday at the event.

Mr. Modi will also inaugurate the Jaivik Kheti Portal and confer Krishi Karman Award to best performing states and also Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Krishi Vigyan protsahan awards.

The Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone of 25 Krishi Vigyan Kendras.

During the mela latest agriculture and allied sector technologies will be displayed at more than 600 stalls.

The main theme pavilion will be based on Doubling of farmers income by 2022.

The theme area will display different kinds of organic farming techniques like natural farming and eco-farming.

The mela will have live demonstrations on micro-irrigation, wastewater utilization, conventional and modern rain-fed farming technologies, Vertical farming, Integrated farming, agriculture and horticultural crops, animal husbandry, innovative technologies and farm mechanization.
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