January 27, 2015
WB CM to interact with farmers during ‘Krishi Katha’
‘Krishi Katha’ a three days programme for farmers, will be inaugurated at Bardhaman on 9th February, 2015 organised by the State Government. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will directly meet the farmers and listen to their problems in this programme. She will give the information about many socio-economic development schemes taken up by the State Government. The Chief Minister will also meet the North Bengal farmers in the coming March.
All schemes related to agricultural and farmers’ development will described elaborately by State Government in this program. Some schemes may also be announced. More than one lakh farmers will participate here. In this three days program, government experts as well as Agricultural University professors will participate.
State Agricultural Minister Mr Purnendu Bose informed that ‘Krishi Katha’ will be turn in to a fair and there will be many agriculture related stalls and the experts who will try to solve problem related to agriculture. Small and medium farmers will be participating along with the big farmers in this program.
The State Government has received the ‘Krishi Kormon’ awards for agricultural development three times. Last year on the 1st of Baishakh, the agriculture calendar was published by the Government. Farmers can get information about the profitable crops and their diseases and pesticides to be applied from this calendar.
The department of Animal Husbandry will also participate in the three-day programme. The farmers will be able to get information about loans from banks and governmental agencies for animal husbandry from this programme.