ICAR-IIHR participated in the Krishimela organized by University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS), Bengaluru during October 24-27, 2019. It was an opportunity for ICAR-IIHR to showcase its farmer friendly technologies through live specimens, products, sale of inputs etc., in the exhibition. About 5 lakh farmers and other stakeholders visited ICAR-IIHR stall during the period.
The farmers who visited the ICAR-IIHR stall interacted with the scientists and technicians and acquainted about latest horticultural production technologies. A total number of 33 scientists and 12 technicians of ICAR-IIHR participated in the exhibition during 4-day mega event. The live specimens and materials of ICAR-IIHR including that of regional stations viz., CHES Chettalli and KVK Hirehalli, drawn attraction from the visitors. Provision for sale of vegetable seeds, ATIC products, Ready to Fruit bags of Mushroom was also made. ICAR-IIHR bagged once again the Best Stall Award during this Krishimela 2018 also. This is the 6th consecutive best stall award for IIHR in the UAS (B) Krishimela events. The whole programme was coordinated by Mr Atheequlla GA, Scientist, Division of Social Sciences and Training.