Krushi Mahotsav
 
The Taluka oriented Krushi Mahotsav see a new light in the direction of Agriculture which is organized in 225 talukas for farmers. The concept evolves the India’s first Home Minister, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s pledge in Bardoli to bring prosperity to farmers.

The Krushi Mahotsav campaign which is being held since 2006, covered 18,600 villages in June 2009, with 230 ‘Krushi Raths’ (vans) reaching to farmers with Researchers, Scientists, experts, Agriculture officers and Ministers, interacting and providing information and counselling on soil health, organic farming, technology and inputs, irrigation, etc., besides infusing a new spirit of change and mass mobilisation. The Government has set up four agro-climate zones and starting institutes for research and education in the field of agro technology. An innovative concept of ‘Animal Hostel’ is proposed on experimental basis through public participation.