Agriculture Expo “ Agro Vision” started at Nagpur from December 11
Nagpur: The seventh edition of ‘Agro-Vision,’ will be held from December 11 to 14 under the guidance of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari at Reshimbagh Ground. This 4-day event showcases latest trends in the field of agriculture and innovative farming techniques.
Experts from farm-related areas will share their views with cultivators at the five-day event, one of the the biggest agriculture fairs in the country.
Gadkari said that around five lakh farmers from Vidarbha, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and other parts of the country will participate in ‘Agro-Vision.’
Union Minister for Shipping and Transport Nitin Gadkari, who is the chief promoter of ‘Agro-Vision’, said the mega expo will provide a platform to farmers to know about the latest trends and innovations in agriculture with focus being on dairy sector, a segment where Vidarbha lags far behind other regions of the State. A special guidance camp will be organized during the four-day event. The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) will be roped in to provide guidance to farmers in Vidarbha. “The farmers are to be made self-sufficient. And for this transformation, a 25-year plan looking into the needs of the future has to be drawn.
This year there would be 35 to 40 workshops, where eminent experts will speak on a range of topics. Also, nearly 400 stalls of companies active in agriculture, agro- engineering and allied fields will be put up, he said.
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