Krishi Yanthra Mela-III 2015 from January 24 at Puttur

11:04 AM, Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Konkodi PadmanabhaMangaluru : The ARDF, in association with the CAMPCO Ltd, Mangalore and Vivekananda College of Engineering and Technology, Puttur had already conducted two Yantra Melas, one during 2009 and another during 2012 at Puttur, Daksina Kannada Dt, Karnataka and both were very successful. Since then, several new inventions have been made by different innovators and available in the market world wide said, the chairman of the CAMPCO Ltd KonkodiPadmanabh in a press meet held at the office premises here on January 22.

Now a days, the Areca farmers are in urgent need of simple and cost effective machineries for their day to day farm and post harvest operations. In order to introduce and exhibit new and effective machineries and innovations to areca farmers in one common platform, another Krishi Yanthra Mela is being organized in a big way at Puttur for three days from 24 to 26 January 2015. This mela is designed to give maximum interaction between Scientists, Farmers, Innovators, and Manufacturers by way of discussions, exhibitions and demonstrations. Nearly two lakh farmers and other dignitaries from different states are expected to visit this fair, he said.

Konkodi PadmanabhaThis mela is a good opportunity for different Companies, Innovators, Manufacturers of Agriculture related Machineries from all over India and abroad to exhibit their products and impress upon our farmers to purchase and utilize them in farm and post harvest operations. Not less than 250 Companies are expected to come and exhibit their products. They may also take part in the live demonstrations being organized in this mela. We have the plan to provide closed stalls (mostly 10X10 feet size) as well as open spaces (mainly for bigger machineries and for live demonstrations) for this purpose, Konkodi Said.

More than 240 stalls for the fair which are ready for occupation. CAMPCO have contacted Mangaluru,Puttur, Kasaragod, Shivamogga, Sirsi and Tumkur farmers to attend the fair. 1.5 lakh people are expected from the Self help group Dharmasthala, he said.

Former CM Yeddyurappa will be attending the programme. A Postal Cover with a photograph of Founder President of CAMPCO VaranashiSubraya Bhat will be released on the occasion.

Vice president of CAMPCO K Satheeshchandra Bhandary, Managing director Suresh Bhandary and President of Vivekananda Polytechnic Puttur Prof A V Narayan were also present.

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