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Uttar Pradesh

Shri Anna Mahotsav

  • 18 Oct 2023
  • 2 min read

Why In News?

  • According to information received from the media on October 17, 2023, before Krishi Kumbh 2.0, a three-day Shri Anna Mahotsav and state-level millets workshop will be held at Indira Gandhi Pratishthan in Lucknow from October 27 to 29. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will inaugurate it.

Key Points:

  • On the first day, farmers of six mandals, on the second day five mandals and on the third day seven mandals will participate in it. Along with this, teachers and students at agricultural universities and two colleges will also participate in it.
  • Lucknow, Kanpur, Ayodhya, Basti, Azamgarh and Devipatan divisions on October 27
  • On October 28, Saharanpur, Meerut, Aligarh, Agra and Moradabad divisions
  • Gorakhpur, Bareilly, Varanasi, Jhansi, Chitrakoot, Prayagraj and Mirzapur divisions on October 29
  • Through this festival, the state government will honor progressive farmers and also inspire other farmers for millet products. Besides, it will also create awareness about the production, consumption, marketing and export of millet crops.
  • In the conference, 50 progressive farmers from each district of each division, 10 representatives of Farmer Producer Organization and 10 technical assistants will participate.
  • In the state-level Millets workshop, 35 FPOs will be given certificates for seed money. The Chief Minister will provide Rs 4 lakh per unit to each FPO. Also, grants will be given to government institutions setting up millet-based processing plants. There will also be 40 stalls of Shri Anna's products. There will be stalls of FPOs, participants and companies working on millets. Through this, people will be aware of the benefits of millet products.

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