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KVK Conference-2018 at New Delhi

10th National Conference of KVKs-2018 was held at IARI Campus,New Delhi, during 16th-17th March,2018.The theme of the conference was, Technology for Doubling Farmers’ Income. Mr. H.R.Chidananda Prabhu,Programme Coordinator,KVK-North Goa,participated in the programme. The conference was inauguralted by Dr.T.Mahopatra,Secretary(DARE) &DG(ICAR) in the presence of Shri.C.Roul,Special Secretary(DARE) & Secretary,ICAR.Dr.A.K Singh,DDG(AE), briefed about the conference.There were 5 techniacal sessions and also presentations by award winning KVKs. On 17/03/2018,Shri.Narendra Modiji,Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, laid the foundation stones of 25 KVKs spread across the country and also inaugurated the Krishi Unnati Mela-2018.He also addressed the farmers all over the country through webcasting/ live telecast.In the Krishi Unnati Mela,there were more than 800 stalls represented by, ICAR institutes,SAUs,Coconut board,Spice board etc… and input dealers. ICAR-CCARI, showcased the technologies developed by the institute for benefit of the farmers and was appreciated by all visitors.The plenary session of the conference was chaired by, Shri.Radha Mohan Singhji,Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and also released publications.The plenary address was by Shri.Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Hon’ble Minister of state for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and appreciated the role KVKs in transfer of technology.Dr.V.P Chahal,ADG(AE),proposed vote of thanks.

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