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CM Inaugurates 5-Day-Long Krushi Odisha-2019

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15 January 2019

Debasish Maharana

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Bhubaneswar: The 5-day-long State Agriculture Fair (Krushi Mela), organized in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), was inaugurated by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Bhubaneswar.

The key objective is to showcase the power of the farming and Agriculture Industry in the State and highlight the investment opportunity in this sector.

There will be 7 farmers’ scientist’s interaction workshop during the 4 days on enhancing income through tuber crops, better nutritional security, backyard poultry, livestock development, climate change and agriculture, ornamental fish farming, pest and disease management, integrated farming system and enhancing farmers income through horticulture.

The developments in Agriculture and Allied Sectors and modern technologies are showcased in the fair.

Besides these, there will be sessions on each day for interaction of progressive farmers. There will be 9 conferences/seminars on multiplying farming income, agriculture 2.0, sea and fresh water food processing, strengthening logistics, cold chains and warehousing, farm mechanization, organic farming, enhancing water use efficiency, agri-finance and women in agriculture.

Eminent speakers and resource person from different organizations will address the seminars. Around 18 countries are invited to send delegations to this fair and to address the appropriate technical sessions at the conference.

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Sashi Bhusan Behera, Finance Minister, Odisha