Mahila Kisan Diwas will be celebrated today to increase the active participation of women in agriculture. Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan singh will address the function in New Delhi.
Women farmers, women entrepreneurs, farming organizations, agricultural scientists and researchers from different states will participate in the event.
In 2016, the Ministry had decided to observe 15th of October every year as Rashtriya Mahila Kisan Diwas. Women are playing multi-dimensional roles in agriculture.
They are contributing in every field of agriculture – from sowing to planting, drainage, irrigation, fertilizer, plant protection, harvesting, weeding, and storage.