02 January 2020
Bhubaneswar: Odisha received Krishi Karman award for best performance in the field of agriculture. Odisha's Agriculture Minister Arun Sahoo received award from Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Tumkur, Karnataka on Thursday.
Odisha was selected among other States for excellence in improving seed quality and providing the same to farmers on time, use the technology, better irrigation and infrastructure and improved agricultural productivity.
The award consists of a trophy, citation and a cash amount of Rs 1 crore.