Krishi Mela concludes

IMPHAL, April 05: The Kharif campaign, 2013 and state level Krishi mela with the theme “Use less seeds, get more grains” organized by the Department of Agriculture, Manipur from April 3-5, 2013 at Iboyaima Shumang Lila Shanglen, Palace Compound concluded today.

Speaking as chief guest at the concluding function Md Abdul Nasir, Minister Agriculture said a green revolution is needed to make our living independent in terms of food crops. Farmers have to work hard for more productivity and they should be strengthened by keeping in high status, he said.

"Without farmers, there will be no development and change of a society. The concerned department should help them with available man power and resources and I will also help them," he added.

During the occasion, the award for best Agriculture Technology Management Agency (ATMA) district were distributed to ATMA Imphal West with a cash amount of Rs 50,000; ATMA Senapati with a cash award of Rs 30,000; and ATMA Chandel with Rs 20,000 as first, second and third positions respectively.

Presided over by G Shamu Kamei, Director Agriculture Manipur; the occasion was attended by K Sharatkumar Singh, Director Fishery Manipur and Dr Saidokhum Joute, Director Veterinary and Animal Husbandry as Guests of honor.

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