Krishi Udyami Krishak Vikas Chamber in association with Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry(UHF), Nauni and The Sikkim State Cooperative Supply and Marketing Federation Ltd is organizing the Progressive Leadership Summit 2021 (PALS) at the University main campus in Nauni on 18th December.
Shri Parshottam Rupala, Hon’ble Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying will be the Chief Guest on the occasion. The Agriculture Ministers of three states- Shri Virender Kanwar, Agriculture Minister Himachal Pradesh; Shri Jai Prakash Dalal, Minister of Agriculture, Dairy Development and Fisheries, Haryana; and Shri Randeep Singh Nabha, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Food Processing Punjab will the Guest of Honour on the occasion. Former Agriculture Minister of Haryana and farmer leader Shri Om Prakash Dhankar will also attend the event.
Besides Vice-Chancellors of four universities- Dr. Parvinder Kaushal from UHF Nauni; Dr. BR Kamboj VC HAU Hisar; Dr.GC Sharma, VC SKUAST, Jammu; Dr. KP Singh VC MJPRU Bareilly; representatives from the agri-industry, policymakers from the agriculture, fisheries departments from Punjab, Haryana and Himachal will also attend the event. Technical session on Peri-Urban Agriculture and Policy Exchange for doubling farmers’ income will also be held during the summit. Various departments will be participating in the exhibition which will also have a Livestock display.
The summit will provide a platform for the states to share the flagship schemes and relevant policy initiatives to create an optimum remunerative value chain for farmers and their welfare. The objective of the summit is to discuss the opportunities available in Peri agriculture and various initiatives undertaken by the government for its promotion. The globally recognized marketing practices/ strategies, latest technological innovation for the promotion of peri-urban agriculture will be shared along with success stories by FPOs and agripreneurs for motivation and identifying the hand holding stages.
The Krishi Udyami Krishak Ratan Puraskar will also be given to progressive farmers and villages, states, educational organizations, corporates from the agriculture and allied sectors, Farmer Producer Organizations, etc. to recognize and motivate the efforts of various stakeholders in the northern states, who are working continuously and relentlessly for the achievement of the sustainable agriculture development