Kisan Mela to be organized at all Krishi Vigyan Kendras from today

New Delhi: Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar will inaugurate the activities of Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare under ‘Kisan Bhagidari Prathmikta Hamari’ Campaign today. The Kisan Bhagidari Prathmikta Hamari Campaign is being organized from 25th – 30th April, 2022 under ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’.
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare in association with other Ministries will organize activities for creating awareness and publicity among large number of farmers across the country about the schemes and programmes of the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and other allied Ministries namely Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Ministry of Rural Development and Ministry of Cooperation.
As a part of ‘Kisan Bhagidari Prathmikta Hamari’ Campaign, a day long Kisan Mela will be organized at all Krishi Vigyan Kendras(KVKs) across the country in association with Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA). During the course of day long Kisan Mela, schemes related information both Central Government and State Government would be disseminated among the farmers. Felicitation of Progressive and innovative farmers, field exhibitions on Natural Farming for small and medium farmers, women farmers and FPOs, Farmers-Scientist Interaction etc. would be conducted. Various Divisions of DA&FW like Integrated Nutrient Management, Crop Division, RKVY, Agricultural Marketing, Horticulture, National Horticulture Mission will organize their activities during the campaign on 26.04.2022.
During the week long campaign, Union Agriculture Minister will also launch country wide workshop on crop insurance organised by common service centre (CSC). A Discourse on agro ecological and livestock practices would be held under DAY-NRLM along with Ministry of Rural Development. During the week a webinar on One District One Product (ODOP) would be held by the Ministry of Commerce and Ministry of Food Processing Industries. A National Atma Nirbhar Bharat Conclave of 75 selected farmers and entrepreneurs would also be held.
More than 1 crore farmers and stakeholders are expected to participate in the said campaign through direct (offline) and virtual (online) medium across the country.

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