Agri Vikash 2018

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Bhubaneswar: A two-day national-level workshop called AgriVikas 2018 supported by the National Institute of Agriculture Marketing (NIAM) and KPMG as knowledge partners began at Siksha O Anusandhan University, here on Friday.

The workshop intended to serve as a platform to enhance trade in agricultural services and develop synergies between competitive players of the agricultural sector in the Indian market, was inaugurated by Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

At the workshop, more than 100 kiosks were set up by agro entrepreneurs from across the country showcasing a wide range of agricultural equipment and know-how on new technology innovations.

More than 1,000 participants including farmers, horticulturists, agriculture scientists, agricultural entrepreneurs, and students from all districts of Odisha as well as other states have taken part in the programme.

The workshop also witnessed the release of five books.