Gramodaya Mela was organized at Chitrakoot during February 24-27, 2017 as part of celebrating the birth centenaries of great social reformers Nanaji Deshmukh and Deendayal Upadhyaya. The KVKs from Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Odisha under ICAR-ATARI Jabalpur participated in the three day exhibition at Chitrakoot. The KVKs exhibited the latest technologies in agriculture, value added products and craft material during the exhibition. The exhibition was visited by several distinguished dignitaries and guest which included Hon’ble Governor of Haryana Sh. Kaptan Singh Solanki, Hon’ble Union Minister of Panchayati Raj, Rural Development, Drinking Water and Sanitation Sh. Narendra Singh Tomar, Hon’ble Union Minister of State, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Sh Giriraj Singh, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Sh. Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Sh. Rajendra Shukla, Hon’ble Industry Minister M.P. Govt., Smt Archana Chitnis Hon’ble Minister of Women and Child Development M.P.
Govt., Dr A. K. Singh, DDG (Agril Extension) ICAR. Farmers from Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh participated in the exhibition and one day seminar cum Kisan Sangoshti organized on the occasion.