Krishi Mahotsav-2012 highlights
Announcing the conclusion of state’s month-long agricultural fest ‘Krishi Mahotsav’ today Chief Minister Narendra Modi said the Krishi Mahotsav has become instrumental in giving a boost to the agriculture sector of the nation and in attracting accolade for the state’s green revolution.
The Chief Minister was talking to the farmers via video conferencing. Throughout the Krishi Mahotsav the Chief Minister interacted with around one crore farmers of the state via video conference, which he used to held almost every evening.
Chief Minister announced that an assistance of worth Rs.720 crore has been given to around 15.17 lakh famers in 25 days during this eighth Krishi Mahotsav. Assistance for purchasing 11,000 tractors and 34,00 rotavators was also given to the farmers during Krishi Mahotsav.
Chief Minister credited the success of Krishi Mahotsav to the lakhs of hard-working farmers and the faith they put on the state government. He lauded the efforts of around one lakh government officials, agro-scientists and experts who visited 225 talukas and 4397 village clusters with 4400 Krishi Raths and...