ICAR-IIHR participated in the Anveshana-Agri Tinkering Fair organized by Vivekananda Vidyavardhaka Sangha, in association with Karnataka Laghu Udyog Bharathi and Campco, at Vivekananda English Medium School in Thenkila, Puttur on 30th Nov and 1st Dec 2019.
It was an opportunity for ICAR-IIHR to showcase its farmer friendly technologies through live specimens, products, sale of inputs etc., in the Fair. Budding young scientists, farmer innovators and other stakeholders visited ICAR-IIHR stall during the period. The farmers who visited the ICAR-IIHR stall interacted with the scientist and technicians and acquainted about latest horticultural production technologies suitable for Malnad region.
The fair was inaugurated by the, District In-charge Minister of Karnataka, Kota Srinivasa Poojary, along with MLA Sanjeeva Matandoor, Karnataka Laghu Udyog Bharathi President P S Srikanta Datta, Vivekananda VidyavardhakaSangha President DrKalladka Prabhakar Bhat, Campco President S R Sathish chandra and others.
Thisprogramme was coordinated Dr. R. Senthil Kumar, Principal Scientist, Division of Social Sciences and Training, along with Mr.H.D. Parisuram, ACTO, Division of Fruit crops, Mr. V.Sasikumar, Sr.Technician, Division of Social sciences and Training of ICAR-IIHR, Bangalore.