Union Minister Nitin Gadkari addressing the press conference. Also seen are organising secretaries of Agrovision Ravi Boratkar and Ramesh Mankar; Girish Gandhi, Convenor; MLA Sameer Meghe; P M Parlewar, Director of MSME-DI Nagpur and others.
Central India’s largest Agri Summit - Agrovision - will be organised this year from November 22 to 25 at Reshimbagh Ground here. Chief Minister Devendra Fadanavis will inaugurate the expo on while Union Minister and Chief Patron of Agrovision Nitin Gadkari will preside over the function. Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar; Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Anil Bonde and others dignitaries will grace the occasion.
Nitin Gadkari announced this at a press conference held here on Sunday. Ravi Boratkar and Ramesh Mankar, both organising secretaries of Agrovision, Girish Gandhi - Covenor, MLA Sameer Meghe, Director of MSME-DI Nagpur - P M Parlewar, and others were present at the press conference.
Started 10 years ago with the mission to educate, encourage and empower the farmers of Vidarbha under the guidance of Nitin Gadkari, Agrovision soon became popular and largest agriculture exhibition of Central India. Free interactive knowledge imparting workshops for the farmers, mega national exhibition, conferences on current issues of importance related to agriculture and expert panel discussion on various topics, animal husbandry pavilion, separate pavilion for MSME'S will be special features of Agrovision this year.
The free interactive workshops for the farmers are one of the most significant and unique feature of Agrovision. Workshops provide an opportunity to the farmers not only to learn about the latest advancements in the field of agriculture but also the techniques of getting better yield and availability of market. This year there will be more than 28 workshops on select topics by Agrovision advisory council.
Experts will share there first hand experience and years of expertise to guide the farmers. Success stories shared by farmers are very encouraging for the fellow farmers. Some of the workshops will be long duration workshops that includes sugarcane production technology, dairy, ginger and turmeric production, orange production and processing, organic farming, fisheries, poultry, irrigation etc. Bee-keeping, sericulture, green house technology, shed-net, Agri financing, agri tourism, Government Schemes, water management are other topics of workshops. Karanda Productions and marketing is the new topic included this year A one-day conference is being held during Agrovision every year on current issues of importance related to agriculture. This year the one-day conference will be organised on opportunities in agriculture and food processing with the help of MSME. Keeping in view growing opportunities in milk production in Vidarbha, another conference is organised on development of dairy and milk processing.
The basic objective of the conference is to bring together policy makers, industry, agri entrepreneurs and experts from all over the India to deliberate on the key issues leading to the formulation of recommendations. This provides an insight over the entire process which is beneficial for the businessmen, agri professionals / entrepreneurs. Apart from this, one of the major attraction of Agrovision will be the Mega National Exhibition which will bring together a wide array of participants.
The expo will showcase a wide range of agri products from big companies, local manufactures, self help groups. Government departments, various states, and agri universities will showcase their new innovations in the exhibition, also worlds leading agriculture countries, agriculture research centers and companies will participate in expo showcasing latest spraying equipment, post harvest technologies, machines for orange and horticulture crops etc.
This year there will be separate animal husbandry pavilion showcasing best breed of animals. Opportunities for innovators and startup, students, agri innovators, new entrepreneurs from agri and non agriculture field can showcase their innovations and startup business model in agrovisions national expo.