IARI is organising its annual Krishi Vigyan Mela.The Mela will be inaugurated by honrable Minister of State for Agriculrure and Food Processing Industries DR. Charn Das Mahant ji and The Cheif Guest of the Mela is Sh. Harish Rawat ji, Honrable Minister of state for Agri. Food Processing and Parliamentary Affairs on March 01,2012 at 10.30 AM at IARI Mela Ground. The theme of this year’s mela scheduled to be held from March 1 to 3, 2012 is “Prosperity through Innovative Farm Technologies”. The technologies developed by IARI on the major theme will be displayed in the thematic pandal. Besides IARI, state agricultural universities, ICAR institutes, private and public sector undertakings, NGOs/societies and progressive farmers will participate in the mela to display their technologies for the benefit of the farming community.
Mr.J P S Dabas-Incharge Media Cell-IARI informed dwarkaparichay that more than 200 stalls will display a range of technologies, products and services for the farmers. Over one lakh visitors from different parts of the country comprising farm men, farm women, students, extension workers, entrepreneurs and others are expected to visit the mela. Visits to different live crop demonstrations, experimental plots of different divisions on IARI farm, farmers’ workshops, women empowerment workshop, Kisan Advisory Cell, sale of seeds of IARI varieties, sale of inputs by private firms and farmers’ produce, etc., will be the salient features of the mela.