Chief Guest Thiru S P Velumani, Hon’ble Minister for Municipal Administration and implementation of Special Programs,Â Tamilnadu today released the Fair Directory of AGRI INTEX 2017. The first copy was received by Thiru Pollachi V Jayaraman, Dy Speaker, Tamilnadu Legislative Assembly.
Coimbatore, Jul 15. The AGRI INTEX 2017 edition is on full swing at the CODISSIA grounds which started yesterday and will go on till Monday evening. With over 400 exhibitors and over 10 countries participating the fair has become the destination of anything agriculture and commands the time share as far as agriculture is concerned in this part of the country. The Expo ground was buzzing with activity and there was heavy rush across the halls and the stall owners were happy with the turnout.
The increased awareness of the agriculture and the events during the Jallikattu protest must have had its effect and we could see a lot of young and enterprising lot making a beeline and asking questions at various stalls. The TNAU which is a knowledge partner of sorts has arrayed a lot of stalls to update the farmers on the various schemes and things that they are working on.
Stall of Samyak ST 960 Power Tiller.
Students from Agricultural stream look at a Power Tiller, Samyak which was recently launched at CODISSIA last week. There was tremendous response for a 100% indigenously built power tiller.
The Fair Directory of AGRI INTEX was released at a ceremony this morning at the Expo grounds.
Chief Guest Thiru S P Velumani, Hon’ble Minister for Municipal Administration and implementation of Special Programs, Tamilnadu today released the Fair Directory of AGRI INTEX 2017. The first copy was received bu Thiru Pollachi V Jayaraman, Dy Speaker, Tamilnadu Legislative Assembly.
Speaking on the occasion, the minister applauded the efforts of the Codissia in taking agriculture to the mainstream with general public with such events. He also said The govt was implementing special programs and offering assistance to farmers and the community at large.
Earlier, Thiru Pollachi V Jayaraman, Hon’ble Deputy Speaker, Tamilnadu Legislative Assembly, Dr Anandakumar, Registrar TNAU and Thiru TN Hariharan, IAS, District Collector, Coimbatore, also spoke.
Thiru S P Velumani during his address at the Fair Directory Release function
Thiru Pollachi V Jayaraman, during his address at the Fair Directory Release function
Sri Soundararajan, Chairman, AGRI INTEX 2017 spoke about the event and explained how they went about contacting the farmers with a call centre across the state and the neigbouring states. It will only become better off in the years to come.
President of Codissia, Sri V Sundaram welcomed the gathering and Hony Secretary, Codissia proposed the Vote of thanks.