Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address farmers on Saturday at the annual Krishi Unnati Mela in New Delhi. Briefing reporters in New Delhi, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said, the objective of the 3-day mela is to create awareness to farmers about the latest agriculture related technological developments. Mr Singh said, Mr Modi will also inaugurate the Jaivik Kheti Portal and confer Krishi Karman Award and Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Krishi Vigyan protsahan awards. The Minister said, lakhs of farmers and agriculture scientists will participate in the mela.
The Minister said, during the mela latest agriculture and allied sector technologies will be displayed at more than 600 stalls.
The main theme pavilion will be based on Doubling of farmers income by 2022. The theme area will display different kinds of organic farming techniques like natural farming and eco farming.