Spouses of participating G20 Head of States visit special agriculture exhibition

New Delhi, Sep 9 (UNI) The first ladies and spouses of participating G20 Head of States visited a special agriculture exhibition at IARI campus, PUSA in Delhi on Saturday.

The event organized by Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare featured a range of captivating components, such as a millet-focused live cooking session, the display of cutting-edge agricultural technology from prominent Indian startups, interaction with Indian women agri-champions, ‘Agri-Street’, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare communiqué said.

In the exhibition, the spouses witnessed the Agri-startup ecosystem, where 15 Agri-startups showcased their innovative tech solutions to address ground-level challenges and digitize agriculture. Climate Smart Agriculture, Innovation in Agriculture Value Chain, Agri-logistics and Supply Chains, Quality Assurance for Sustainable Consumption, and Millets: Sustaining Health, Empowering Agriculture, were a few themes that were covered in the exhibition, it said.

Additionally, diverse members of Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) from across the nation displayed a range of edible products marketed nationwide, aligned with the theme ‘Empowering Rural Prosperity through Collective Agriculture.’

A ‘Live Cooking Session’ showcased a wide variety of millet-based culinary delights. The event was aligned with the celebrations of the International Year of Millets.

The exhibition also highlighted India’s Research and Development achievements via the stalls presented by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), demonstrating the latest innovations in precision agriculture, agricultural technology, and mechanization advancements driving sector growth. Some of the key stalls focused on themes like the journey of the Basmati revolution, its role in the prosperity of millions of Basmati farmers.

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