10th June, 2015, Bhopal
An Interaction Meet (Krishi Sangoshthi) was organized at Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal jointly with Department of Agriculture, Madhya Pradesh as part of the Krishi Mahotsav being organized by Govt of Madhya Pradesh during May 25-June 15, 2015.
Dr. K K Singh, Director, CIAE inaugurated the Interaction Meet he advised farmers to use CIAE develop machinery for Kharif season for different crops and also encouraged them to actively interact with CIAE Scientists and Technical staff for any kind of assistance they may need on mechanization aspects and avail and benefit from services of CIAE. Dr. SM Balpandey, Joint Director (Agriculture) Govt of MP, Er. AK Nema, Deputy Director Agriculture Bhopal and other senior officers of the state Departments of Horticulture, Agricultural Engineering, Veterinary and Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, Project Director, ATMA were present on this occasion.
CIAE also organized the demonstration of sowing machinery for Kharif Season including, broad bed former cum seeder, inclined plate planter, vegetable transplanter, rotavator, cultivator with clod crusher, zero till drill, pneumatic planter.
More than 300 farmers of Bhopal district participated.
(Source: ICAR-CIAE, Bhopal)