Two-day Kisan Mela started at CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Fragrant Crops (CSIR-CIMAP), Lucknow on Tuesday.
Whereas welcoming chief visitor Ajit Kumar Shasany and different trade representatives, director, CSIR-NBRI, Prabodh Kumar Trivedi, mentioned that CSIR-CIMAP below its flagship programme ‘Aroma Mission’ helped India in turning into self-sufficient in producing lemongrass important oil which was earlier imported from different nations.
“On Wednesday chief minister Yogi Adityanath would be the chief visitor and agriculture minister Surya Pratap Shahi would be the visitor of honour,” he mentioned.
“Nallathambi Kalaiselvi, director normal, CSIR and secretary, Division of Scientific and Industrial Analysis (DSIR) may even be current,” he added.
Through the inaugural ceremony, the Mentha insect crop calendar together with natural merchandise and a vital oil equipment was launched by the dignitaries.
A nukkad natak representing the glimpse of Kisan Mela was additionally staged in the course of the ceremony by the students of CSIR-CIMAP.
A couple of thousand farmers registered within the Kisan Mela at this time.