A day-long Kisan Mela has been organized at all Krishi Vigyan Kendras across the country, as a part of ‘Kisan Bhagidari-Prathmikta Hamari’ Campaign. Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Minister of State Kailash Choudhary virtually interacted with farmers. The farmers shared their experience of increment in income.
During the Mela, schemes-related information by both Central and State governments have been disseminated among the farmers. During the fair, felicitation of Progressive and innovative farmers, field exhibitions on Natural Farming for small and medium farmers, women farmers and FPOs, and Farmers-Scientist Interaction was conducted.
The ‘Kisan Bhagidari-Prathmikta Hamari’ Campaign is being organized from 25th to 30th April under ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’. During the week-long campaign, Agriculture Minister will also launch a country-wide workshop on crop insurance organized by the Common Service Centre. A webinar on ‘One District, One Product’ will be held by the Ministry of Commerce and Ministry of Food Processing Industries. A National Aatmanirbhar Bharat Conclave of 75 selected farmers and entrepreneurs will also be held. More than one crore farmers and stakeholders are expected to participate in the campaign across the country.