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Event Name :
Krishi Unnati Mela 2018 "Live Telecast of Honourable Prime Minster of India's Address to the Nation" from IARI, Pusa
Event Venue :
D. N. Borthakur Conference Hall, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam, Meghalaya
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Umroi Road, Umiam, Distt. Ri-Bhoi
Contact person details :
Dr M Mokidul Islam
Programme Coordinator
pckvkribhoi@gmail.com
9089611347
Event Date :
3/17/2018 To 3/17/2018
Objective: Farmers' gathering to watch the " Live Telecast of Honourable Prime Minster of India's Address to the Nation" during Krishi Unnati Mela 2018 from IARI, Pusa
Pre Event Description :
The programme was jointly organized by KVK Ri-Bhoi, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region and NBPGR Regional Station, Umiam. It was attended by 150 farmers and 56 office staffs of the participating institutes.
Target Group: Farmer
Male Count: 92
Female Count:114
SC Count:0
ST Count:149
Chief Guest's Name: Shri. George B. Lyngdoh, Honourable MLA, Umroi Constituency, Ri Bhoi, Meghalaya
Chief Guest's Remarks:He interacted with the farmers and office staffs on the technology developed by the ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region for the benefit of the local farming community. He appreciated the activities undertaken for quick dissemination of the proven technologies for the upliftment of the poor farmers so as to achieve the target of doubling farmers income by 2022. He also raised the issues of technology backstopping required for certain problems faced by farmers during different agricultural operations.
Post Event Details:The welcome address was delivered by Dr. S.K. Das, Director I/C of ICAR, Umiam. A brief description of the programme and activities of the institute was delivered by Dr. Arnab Sen, PS and Head Animal Health & I/C ZTMU, Chief guest was Shri. George B. Lyngdoh, Honourable MLA, Umroi Constituency, Ri Bhoi, Meghalaya. Special Invitee was Shri. Shibun Lyngdoh, State BJP President, Meghalaya. The vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. R. Laha, PS Animal Health Division of ICAR, Umiam. In the Post lunch session on farmers scientist interaction was organized.
Image: Chief guest addressing the gathering
Image: Participants listening to the Honorable Prime Minsters address
Video :Participants watching live telecast of Krishi Unnati Mela, 2018
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