To showcase the latest agricultural technologies developed at national level among farmers and dairy entrepreneurs, ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute is organising a National Dairy Mela at Karnal in Haryana during 25-27 February, 2015.
Inaugurating the event, DV Suresh Kumar, General Manager, State Bank of Patiala, Chandigarh, said that ‘Dairy Mela’ aims to showcase the latest agricultural technologies developed at national level among farmers, dairy entrepreneurs and other stakeholders. Such activities bring farmers in close association with scientists and other stakeholders. They are benefited by gaining the up-to-date knowledge on different aspects of dairying and allied activities.
Dr. RK Malik, Joint Director (Research), NDRI informed that large number of visitors including the progressive dairy farmers, farm women and dairy entrepreneurs from different states of the country are participating in the Mela. He appreciated the role of women in the development of dairy sector in India.
Dr. DK Gosain, Convener of the Mela, informed that progressive dairy farmers of Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh have brought their best animals for competition under different categories/age groups. He also informed that there are nearly 100 exhibition stalls in the Mela to present their latest products, tools and machinery related to dairy, feed processing, animal healthcare and allied agricultural activities.