The Pusa Krishi Vigyan Mela will be held in Delhi from 28 February to 1 March 2024.

By: Merikheti
Published on: 25-Jan-2024

 There is good news for the farmer brothers. The Pusa Krishi Vigyan Mela will be held in Delhi from 28 February to 1 March 2024. In this article, know what will be special in the fair this time. The Indian Agricultural Research Institute (Pusa Institute) is going to organize a grand event of Krishi Vigyan Mela from 28 February to 1 March 2024. This time the fair is being organized based on the theme 'Farmers Prosperous with Agricultural Entrepreneurship'.

Giving information about the fair, Dr. Ashok Kumar Singh, Director, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR) said that this time the 3-day Pusa Agricultural Science Fair will be held from 28 February to 1 March. Union Agriculture Minister Arjun Munda will inaugurate the Pusa Krishi Vigyan Mela as the chief guest. The theme of the fair this year is 'Farmers Prospering through Agri-Entrepreneurship'. He further said that the main attraction of the fair will be the seeds of Pusa Basmati varieties to the farmers. Along with this, many types of stalls will also be set up in the fair.

 

Which varieties of which crops will farmers get sufficient seeds?

Dr. Ashok Kumar said that quality seeds of improved varieties of various crops developed by Pusa Institute are given to the farmers every year. This year, seeds of many of these newly developed varieties of paddy like Pusa Basmati 112, Pusa Basmati 1509, Pusa Basmati 1718, Pusa Basmati 1847, Pusa Basmati 1850, Pusa Basmati 1886, Pusa Basmati 1728, and Pusa Basmati 1692 will be made available to the farmers in sufficient quantity.

 

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Last year, due to less quantity of seeds in Pusa Krishi Vigyan Mela, seeds of basmati paddy varieties were made available in limited quantity. This farmers faced a lot of problems. But this time Pusa Institute has made strong arrangements. Dr. Ashok Kumar assured that this time (Krishi Vigyan Mela 2024) seeds of all varieties will be given to the farmers in sufficient quantity.

 

Can farmers book here through online medium?

This time arrangements for online booking have also been made available by Pusa Institute. Go to the official website www.iari.res.in the farmers institute and make your booking. Through this, any farmer can book any quantity of seeds of any variety as per his wish. During online booking, you can also pay through online medium. On payment, you will be provided with its receipt number. If you go to the fair with this, then you will not need to stand in line anywhere. You can get your seeds by going directly to the counter.