KISAN MELA BE­GINS AT GUR­DASPUR TO­DAY

HT Ludhiana Live - - Education - HT Live Correspondent ludlivedesk@ hin­dus­tan­times. com

LUDHIANA: Pun­jab Agri­cul­tural Univer­sity ( PAU) is or­gan­is­ing its re­gional Kisan Mela at Gur­daspur on Septem­ber 27.

Agri­cul­ture min­is­ter (Pun­jab) Sucha Singh Lan­gah, will in­au­gu­rate the mela while the PAU vice-chan­cel­lor, Dr Baldev Singh Dhillon will pre­side over the func­tion and the Gur­daspur, deputy com­mis­sioner, Mo­hin­der Singh Kainth will be the spe­cial guest of hon­our.

The mela will be in­au­gu­rated at 10.30 am fol­lowed by vis­its to field demon­stra­tions on new va­ri­eties and tech­nolo­gies and the tech­ni­cal ses­sion will be held at 11.30 am.

The farm ex­perts will pro­vide use­ful tips to par­tic­i­pat­ing farm­ers on Rabi crops. There will also be a ques­tion an­swer ses­sion in which the ex­perts will ad­dress the farm­ers’ queries. The Kr­ishi Vi­gyan Ken­dras, self help groups, non­govern­ment or­gan­i­sa­tions and banks will also put their stalls for the ben­e­fit of the farm­ers.

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