Rajasthan Government to Organise an Agri Fair in Udaipur from November 7 to 9

The third Global Agritech Meet (GRAM) is going to be held in Udaipur from November 7 to 9. The event will be organized by the Rajasthan government. Reportedly, the state cabinet will organise the agri fair at the Agriculture University, Udaipur. It will be attended by around 30,000 farmers. The decision was taken after considering the success garnered by the first two iterations of the meet held in Jaipur and Kota.

This 3-day long fair will be focused on discussing the emerging opportunities in the agricultural sector. Attended by leading Indian and international agribusiness players, the meet will offer a common platform to get informed about government schemes relating to agricultural growth.

GRAM Meet in Kota

Objectives of GRAM

The primary objective of the GRAM is to encourage and empower farmers across the state and disseminate information about technical know-how of agricultural practices. Moreover, it also aims to promote the innovative solutions that can benefit the agriculture sector.

It will also enable attendees to avail business opportunities. Besides, the academic and research-based studies on agriculture will be discussed with the industry leaders.

GRAM Meet in Jaipur
GRAM Meet in Jaipur 2016

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Highlights of GRAM

Moving on, the event will have a special pavilion for agri entrepreneurs and startups. They will be able to avail information on expert vision, knowledge, and important resources. Emphasis will be laid on latest developments and business models so as to bring in investments for the startups.

Another major highlight will be the Jajam Choupal where farmers and agri-scientists will interact with each other. In this, the farmers can avail expert advice on crop-specific matters. They can also assess better utilization of technology and adopt best agricultural practices. Lastly, an award ceremony will be held to recognize the innovations in the agriculture sector.

After this meet, the state cabinet has also decided to launch the third phase of the Mukhyamantri Jal Swavlamban Abhiyan (MJSA) from December 9. Reportedly, this phase is likely to be completed by June 30, next year. Meanwhile, the second phase of the scheme has been reviewed.