1st June 2018, Navsari
Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, Union Minister of Textiles visitedand reviewed the Krishi Vigyan Kendras, Navsari today.
While interacting with organic farmers and SHGs members of Navsari district, she urged to contribute in the formation of New India. The Minister said KVK has formed an emerging picture of integration with NGOs, line departments and administrative systems. Doubling farmer’s income is possible through such integration and convergence with different agencies, she added.
Six progressive farmers were honored by the Minister for their exemplary contribution in farming.
Smt Irani later visited different demonstration units and launched voice SMS system for agro-advisory to the farmers.
MLAs, District President, Vice Chancellor of Navsari Agricultural University, District Collector, Director Extension Education and Line department officials were present on the occasion.
More than 500 farmers/farm women attended the program.
(Source: ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Pune)