Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik yesterday evening inaugurated the 5-day-long State-level agriculture expo ‘Krushi Odisha-2021’. Addressing the occasion through video conferencing, Patnaik said that he has always stood with farmers and shall be doing so.
Emphasis is being laid to ensure that farmers get a suitable value for their produce, he added. ‘Integrated Farming – Towards Farmers Prosperity’ is this year’s theme for Krushi Odisha.
The event is being jointly sponsored by the Agriculture & Farmers’ Empowerment Department and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI).
The exhibition is focusing on innovations and best practices in Agriculture, Food Processing, and allied sectors and to make it more remunerative for the farmers. Around 500 farmers are participating in the expo. The expo has a total of 160 stalls.