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4th Agri Leadership Summit from Feb 15 in Haryana
Feb 11, 2019

Haryana Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister, O.P. Dhankar on Saturday said that the 4th Agri Leadership Summit-2019 would be organised from February 15-17 at India International Horticulture Market (IIHM), Ganaur in district Sonipat.
Union Agriculture Minister, Radha Mohan Singh and  Union Minister of Steel, Birender Singh would inaugurate the summit and every day over 60,000 farmers as well as dignitaries from across the country and abroad, would participate.
Dhankar said on the second day of the Summit, the Union Minister of State for Agriculture, Parshottam Rupala would be the Chief Guest. On the concluding ceremony, the President, Ramnath Kovind would be the Chief Guest and Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal would preside over the programme.
Presiding over a meeting to take stock of the preparations for the Summit, Dhankar said that in 2015, the State Government had organised the first Agri Leadership Summit in Gurugram for the development of agriculture and farmers.
He said during the three-day summit, different themes have been formed based on innovative farming for making farming a profitable venture. "During the 3-day Summit, our farmers and our departments would exhibit all what they have achieved. Farmers would also be allowed to sell their products or produce, he said.
The minister said this year, the state government would honour the farmers with new award Haryana Kisan Ratna Samman to encourage them. This award would carry a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh and a citation and would be given to a farmer for his outstanding work in the field of agriculture development.

Daily Pioneer