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A poster of Agro Vision 2016[/caption]
The 8th edition of Agro Vision, which provides platform for farmers and agriculture industry to explore various opportunities, will be organised here on November 11, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari announced on October 16.
"About 400 stalls of various national and multi-national companies engaged in producing agro products and farming equipment will be put up for the benefits of farmers from across the region, with an idea to educate them on increasing their productivity with the minimum cost of production," Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping said.
Gadkari is also chief promoter of the event to be held at Reshimbaug ground here.
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The four-day Agro Vision event is a combination of exhibition, workshops and conference which provides an interface for farmers and the agriculture industry to explore various opportunities.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will inaugurate the event, which will be presided over by Gadkari.
The event will be attended by Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, MoS for Foods and Chemicals Ananat Kumar, MoS for Home Hansraj Ahir besides Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, his Assam counterpart Sarbanand Sonowal and state ministers.
Gadkari said Union Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar will inaugurate a workshop in presence of Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Bhai Rupani on November 12.
Top companies including Reliance, ITC, Mahindra to name few, besides National Dairy Development Borad, Horticulture Board and various agencies of state and Central governments will participate in Agro Vision.