Agrovision Agricultural Exhibition, conceptualised by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari with the intention of educating the farmers of Vidarbha about the new technology in the agricultural sector and using it to increase their income and make their agriculture profitable, is all set to open its door for the visitors from November 25 at PDKV Ground Dabha, Nagpur. The four-day expo will conclude on December 28.
Addressing the press conference here on Tuesday, Ravi Boratkar, Organising Secretary, said, “Seven thousand eight hundred square meters of exhibition dome, four and a half thousand square meters of open hangar for large equipment has been constructed and three halls of 325 square meters are established for workshops, i.e. a total of 13,000 square meters area has been occupied for the exhibition that would welcome farmers, farming experts, agriculture lovers and all visitors. Two counters have been set up for the registration of farmers.”
Agrovision’s Convenor, Girish Gandhi; Organising Secretary Ramesh Mankar; Chairman of Agrovision’s Advisory Committee Dr C D Mayee, Sudhir Dive, Anandrao Raut, Prashant Kukde, Shirish Bhagat, Shridhar Thakre, Dr Sunil Sahatpure, Dr K D Thakur, Samay Bansod, Prashant Wasade, Pinak Dande and others were also present.
The inaugural ceremony of Agrovision Agricultural Exhibition will be on November 25 at 10.30 am. The inauguration ceremony will be presided over by the Chief Promoter of Agrovision and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari while Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chauhan will be present as the Chief Guest. Agriculture Minister of Maharashtra Abdul Sattar, Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis, State President of BJP, Chandrasekhar Bawankule will be present and Minister of Agriculture of Madhya Pradesh Kamal Patel will be present at the concluding ceremony on November 28.
The exhibition will have three conferences along with a wide range of workshops on various topics. Farmers will get the opportunity to get inspiration from the guidance of experts from across the country and the success stories of successful farmers. Workshops have been organised on many topics useful for farmers.
Use of drones in agriculture, floriculture, vegetable seed production, turmeric and ginger cultivation and processing, bamboo cultivation, medicinal plant technology, appropriate use of agrochemicals, vertical farming, mechanisation for small farming, sericulture, beekeeping, organic farming, use of technology to double the yield of orange and sweet limes farming along with a number of topics such as agrotourism opportunities in Vidarbha, mushroom production, poultry farming in Vidarbha would be covered during the workshops.