Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a farmers’ conclave ‘Krishi Kumbh 2018’ in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh via video conferencing this morning. The three-day ‘Krishi Kumbh’ is being organized to promote modern technique and diversification in agriculture that could help in doubling farmers income.
The Kumbh will witness two of the world’s top economies, Israel and Japan, as official partners while Haryana and Jharkhand as partner states. The Uttar Pradesh government will also sign a MoU with Japan for investment in the agricultural and allied sectors.
Union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh and senior central government functionaries would be present at the inaugural ceremony.
UP Agriculture Minister Surya Pratap Shahi said the summit would introduce farmers to the evolving dynamics of farming so that they could increase their earnings by tapping the vast potential in agriculture and post-harvest management of crops.
According to reports that the Before the Kumbh Mela 2019, state capital Lucknow will witness a unique kind of congregation of farmers which is termed as Krishi Kumbh.
Over one lakh farmers, scientists, experts and entrepreneurs are expected to take part in the three-day event.
Home minister Rajnath Singh would preside over the closing ceremony on 28th October.