Delhi, 17 Mar: Mr. Narendra Modi, Honorable Prime Minister of India visited Yogic Kheti (Farming) stall set up by Brahma Kumaris at IARI Mela Ground, Pusa Campus, in New Delhi. Krishi Unnati Mela is a three-day event launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here today.
Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister said that such Unnati Melas play a key role in paving the way for New India. He said that today, he has the opportunity to simultaneously speak to two sentinels of New India – farmers and scientists. He said farmers and scientists have to work together to transform agriculture.
The Prime Minister appreciated the spirit and the hard work of our farmers, for their achievements in agriculture since independence. He said that today, there is record production of food grains, pulses, fruits and vegetables, and milk. He said that there are important challenges in agriculture today, which reduce the farmer’s income, and increase his losses and expenditure. He said the Government is working with a holistic approach to deal with these challenges. He said the aim remains to double farmers’ incomes, and make the farmers’ lives easier.
Union Minister for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Minister of State Shri Parshottam Rupala, Minister for Agriculture, Government of Uttar Pradesh, Minister for Agriculture, Government of Madhya Pradesh, Director Agriculture, Government of Uttar Pradesh visited the Yogic Farming Stall.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare is organising the Krishi Unnati Mela 2018 between March 16 and March 18, 2018 at Mela Ground, IARI, Pusa, New Delhi.
The objective of the fair is to create awareness among farmers about the latest agriculture-related technological developments. A theme pavilion on doubling of farmers income, organic farming, cooperatives, farm inputs, will be there to further assist farmers with the latest developments in the farming techniques.
Three stalls were set up to display techniques of Yogic Farming by Brahma Kumaris.
Lot of enthusiasm has been observed with this Brahma Kumaris initiative to bring a new spiritual revolution in Agriculture. The ministers, secretaries, directors, commissioners from different states, scientists, experts related to agriculture across the country, are likely to visit yogic kheti stall.