Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will address the annual 'Krishi Unnati Mela' at Indian Agricultural Research Institute, IARI Pusa campus in the capital on March 17.
- On the day PM will unveil a portal on organic farming and lay the foundation stone of 25 Krishi Vigyan Kendras.
- The Prime Minister will also confer the “Krishi Karman” and “Deen Dayal Upadhya Krishi vigyan Protsahan” awards on this occasion.
- Theme - doubling farmer’s income by 2022.
- Aim: creating awareness about the latest technological developments in the agriculture and allied sectors among farmers.
Theme pavilions on doubling farmers income
Live demonstrations on micro-irrigation
Waste water utilisation, animal husbandry and fisheries are among the major attractions of the fair. Pavilions on seeds, fertilisers and pesticides will also be set up at the Mela.