Thousands of farmers participate in the Krishi Mela turning it into a milestone for Chambal-Gwalior region
A 3-day mega agricultural fair, exhibition and training programme, organised by the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, at Morena, Madhya Pradesh concludes today. On the third and final day also thousands of farmers participated in it.
On this occasion, Tomar said that this Krishi Mela proved to be a milestone for the Chambal-Gwalior region in terms of improved agriculture, and that small farmers are benefiting from the schemes of the government, as they are moving ahead.
Union Minister Tomar thanked the scientists associated with agricultural institutions across the country including the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) for guiding thousands of farmers by training them in this agriculture fair. He also lauded the contribution of the MP state government and district administration and officials of the Union Ministry of Agriculture in organising the event. The Union Minister also complimented various agricultural institutions and companies for setting up the stalls.
On the last day of the fair, farmers were trained on subjects like natural farming, crop diversification and soil testing, dairy entrepreneurship, organic fertilisers, mushroom production, fish production, goat rearing, animal nutrients, water conservation, millet production and processing and floriculture. On this occasion, newly constructed seed buildings of KVK were also inaugurated. Many public representatives and office bearers of the region were also present in the programme.