20th January, 2017, Jhunjhunu
Srijan Sansad Kisan Mela (20-22 January 2017) was inaugurated by Smt. Santhsh Ahlawat, MP of Jhunjhunu at Abusar, Jhunjhunu (Rajasthan) today. Smt Ahlawat distributed 250 Soil Health Cards to the farmers.
Sh. Pradeep Kumar Borad, the District Collector, Jhunjhunu; Shri Maniram Bagedia, the Deputy District Collector, Jhunjhunu and other dignitaries were also present on the occasion.
An exhibition showcasing seeds of different varieties of pulses, oilseeds and cereals was also held. KVKs Jhunjhunu, Sikar, Churu-I and Jaipur-I participated in the exhibition.Agriculture and Horticulture Departments of Jhunjhunu district are also participating and displaying various exhibits.
On the occasion a Kisan Gosthi has also been organised to address the issues related to farmers.
In the inaugural session a 1650 farmers participated.
The Mela will continue till 22nd January, 2017 for the benefit of farmers.
(Source: ICAR-ATARI, Jodhpur & KVK-Jhunjhunu (Rajasthan))