AGRI INTEX 2017– India’s Prime Agricultural Trade Fair in its 17th edition took off to a great start today at the Codissia grounds. With its vision to To Transform Indian Agriculture, the last 16 editions have made a solid impact on the agricultural economy as noted by the Chief Guest Dr. Prof K Ramasamy, Vice Chancellor TNAU in his inaugural address.
Special Guest Thiru Jatak Chiru, IAS, Commisioner for Agri Marketing and Agri Business, TN in his addressed outlined the govt initiatives and lauded the initiatives of Codissia in making such a grand effort for the sake of Agriculture.
Sri. Nagoor Ali Jinnah the Chief General Manager of NABARD was also present.
The Expo will go live from Friday the 14th and will be on till 17th July 2017.
The event is supported by
• ICAR – Indian Council for Agricultural Research, New Delhi
• TNAU – Tamilnadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore
• TANUVAS – Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai
• TNFU – Tamilnadu Fisheries University, Nagapattinam
• AMMA – All India Agricultural Implements Manufacturers Association, Pune
Principal Sponsor : NABARD , Chennai
1. Niagara Solutions, Coimbatore
2. Sathyam Bio Ltd. Madurai
3. Husquvarana, Chennai
Diamond Sponsor : Andreas Stihl Pvt. Ltd
Official Banker : Tamilnad Mercantile Bank, Coimbatore
Participating Countries : USA, Israel, China, Japan, Germany, Italy, Sweden, France, China, Holland, Kenya, Switzerland and Mexico
Participating States : Maharashtra, Chattisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, New Delhi, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu
The Fair Directory will be released on 15th July @ 11.00 am
Thiru S P Velumani, Hon’ble Minister for Municipal Administration, Rural Development &Implementation of Special Programme will be the Chief Guest, Thiru. R. Duraikkannu, Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture, Govt of Tamilnadu, Thiru V Pollachi Jayaraman on’ble Deputy Speaker, Tamilnadu Legislative Assembly will be Special Guests
There are over 400 participants with a 2,00,000 Sq Ft of gross expo area at Codissia grounds.
There is a Special Focus on : Solar Pumping, Micro Irrigation, Precision Farming, Farm Mechanization, Soilless Agriculture, Automation, Value Addition & Animal Husbandry
Some Highlights of the fair:
- Seminar titled, ” Uzhave Thalai” by Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Coimbatore on 15th July 2017 in Hall D. This seminar will have about 1200 Farming” delegates.
- Seminar on Dairy farming titled “Game Changing Trends in Dairy Farming “ on 16th July 2017 in Hall D.
- Targeted business networking for all foreign companies looking out for new business opportunities in India.
- Technical Seminars conducted by successful farmers, senior and experienced scientists’ / Industry personnel from various institutions on the common challenges faced by agriculturists. We are sure that this will be a credible step towards transforming Indian agriculture and also in supporting the cause of farming community.
- Integrated Live Model Farm in the fair venue to showcase sustainable and effective practices
What can one see at AGRI INTEX 2017?
- Agricultural Machineries & Implements
- Pumps, Pipes, Cables & Wires
- Irrigation Systems & Automation
- Fertilizers, Manures & Pesticides
- Animal Husbandry & Dairy Farming
- Seeds, Nursery & Landscapes
- Fencing & Shade Nets
- Tyres, Green Houses, Foggers & Roof Gardens
- Multimedia Financial Institutions
- Food Processing Machineries
- Weighing Scales & Testing Equipments
- Renewable Energy
- Nutrient Supplements & Crop Management
- Packaging Industries
- Pond Linings, Sheets, Tarpaulins & Grow Bags
- Social Forestry
- Coir Substrate
- Crates & Material Handling
- Educational & Research Institutions
- Government Departments
- Garden & Hand Tools