Kisan Mela, Farm Innovators’ Meet at CIARI from June 22

Port Blair
20 Jun 2017

The ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute will organize Island Kisan Mela and  Farm Innovators’ Meet on the theme “Value Additionand Marketing of Agri. and Agro Products” on June 22 and 23 in its campus at Garacharma. The event will provide a platform for technology sharing between the researchers, development department, farmers and the others stakeholders representing from South, North & Middle and Nicobar district besides school children will also get an opportunity to visit and interact with the scientist and inculcate scientific temperament. More than 600 farmers are expected to participate during the event on each day.
The Member of Parliament  (Lok Sabha), A&N Islands, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray will inaugurate the mela at 10.30 am on June 22. The Director (Agriculture), Director (Fisheries), Director (AH&VS) will be the guests of honour and Dr. S. Dam Roy, Director, CIARI will preside over the function.
The mela will have stalls from development department, self-help group, bankers, NGOs, input suppliers and different divisions of ICAR-CIARI and KVKs, showcasing their activities for the benefit of the stakeholders.  Beside conduct of ‘Ek Mulakat Vaigyanik avum Kisano ke saath’, screening of movies on technologies for livelihood in agriculture and allied fields, display of innovative products and technologies beside cultural evening will be attraction of the mela.