LAKHIMPUR: Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Lakhimpur, in collaboration with the Agricultural Training Administration (ATMA), held a Farmers Fair on Tuesday at the KVK, Lakhimpur campus under the Kisan Bhagidari Prathmikata Hamari campaign.
The main purpose of the Farmers Fair is to educate farmers and extension workers about Bharatiya Prakritik Krishi Paddhati and to organize exchanges between farmers and scientists, which is very necessary for millet, oil seeds and bio-enriched crops. It was to disseminate scientific information.
The event was congratulated by Lakhimpur Zila Parishad Chief Executive Officer and DRDA Project Director Tripurendra Patar, ADC Geetali Duwara, District Agriculture Director Mohan Deka Baruah, District Veterinary Director Dr. Bhaben Kakoti, and Regional Chief Scientist Dr. Prabal Saikia. .. Agricultural Research Station in Northern Lakinpur.
The welcome remarks at the event were given by Dr. Prasanta Kumar Pathak, Senior Scientist and Head of KVK in Rakinpur. More than 300 farmers participated in the event throughout the district. On this occasion, the rally witnessed a speech by the Government of India’s Minister of Agriculture Narendra Modi through a webcast on various government plans for farmers.
Participants from ASRLM, ATMA, RSETI, sericulture, veterinary and livestock departments also attended, with active participation of ICAR-IARI, Assam, Rakinpur Veterinary College, Joyhin, RARS, North Rakinpool and KVK, Rakinpur scientists. Did. Interactive session with farmers.
Agricultural products were exhibited in the exhibition booth by the line department and various self-help groups. Students from the Assam Agricultural University Sericulture University Rural Sericulture Experience Program (RSWEP) also participated in this event. The program ended with a thank-you vote by Baswatti Battalia, ending a series of colorful cultural events.