Krushi Odisha-2020 to be held from January 20 to 24
United News of India , Jan 17, 2020
"Krushi Odisha-2020" Krushi Mahostav organized by the Agriculture and Farmers Empowerment department will be held here from January 20 to 24 next.
Agriculture and Farmers Empowerment Minister Arun Kumar Sahu said Chief Minister
Naveen Patnaik is scheduled to inaugurate the five-day Mahosatv.
Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal will grace the Mahostav on the concluding day.
Mr Sahu said the objective of the Mahostav is to present a picture of the progress made
by the state in the agriculture sector and to educate farmers about the new technology.
The Minister said this time importance has been given to the role played by the
Cooperative and commercial bank, representatives of Panchayatiraj and women in the
A decision has been taken to observe January 21 as Cooperation and banking day,
January 22 as Panchayatiraj people representative day and January 23 as women’s day.
A special session of the bank officials would be held on January 22, Mr Sahu said.
The Minister said 228 stalls have been put up in the Mahostav to show case new
technologies in agricultural sector in which 112 national and international level
companies would participate.
During the mahostav experts will also deliberate on topics like climate based technology, proper management of water resources, market linkage, role of women self help groups and post harvest care and management of agri products.
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