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Agriculture Minister of Uttarakhand inaugurates 'Agro Exhibition & Farmers Fair' at Himgiri Zee University, Dehradun

Nov 27, 2019
School of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries organized two days Agro Farmer meet and fair on 7th and 8th November, 2019.

Hon'ble Agriculture Minister of Uttarakhand, Shri Subodh Uniyal ji inaugurated the fair and honored newly elected Gram Pradhan and Progressive Farmer by giving away momento and shawl. Thirty organizations from government and private sector participated and displayed their product on the stalls.

The attraction of the exhibition was products of Uttarakhand Organic Commodity Board, John Deer Uttarakhand Dairy & Farmer Organization, Uttarakhand Live Stock Development Board, Uttarakhand Sheep & Development Board, IFFCO, Indian Oil and Central Silk Board. The Hon'ble Minister expressed happiness on the facilities available in the Department of Agriculture and interacted with the students of the University. Large number of farmers, Gram Pradhan, students of other colleges and schools visited the fair and gained information about quality seeds, organic farming, milk production, judicious use of resources and new technology used in the agro production.

The valedictory function was presided by Mr. Jasvinder Singh, Block Pramukh, Vikasnagar, Dehradun. At the end of the session, students desired to organize such fair on regular basis as they gained firsthand information about Agriculture and Agri-production.

Report By: Rohit Hire
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