16th November 2013, Bengaluru
The Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR), Bengaluru organized 2nd National Meet of Innovative Horticultural Farmers on 16th November, 2013.
Shri D.L. Maheshwar, Director, Department of Horticulture inaugurated the Innovative meet. In his inaugural address, Shri Maheshwar said that new technologies and Innovations have to spread across nation so that large farming community gets benefitted. He urged government departments and officials to initiate these kinds of activities.
Dr. A.S. Sidhu, Director, IIHR presided over the programme.
A publication containing all the innovations of the farmers along with their profile was released and distributed to the participants on the occasion.
Innovative farmers from 14 states from across the nation were invited in 2nd Innovative Horticultural Farmers Meet. Around 100 Farmers participated in the innovative meet. Forty four innovative technologies of the farmers were presented by the farmers on the occasion. Famers also interacted with scientist, other innovative farmers.
(Source: IIHR, Bengaluru)