Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate ‘Krishi Kumbh 2018’ in Lucknow via video conferencing

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday will inaugurate a farmers’ conclave ‘Krishi Kumbh 2018’ in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh via video conferencing.

The three-day ‘Krishi Kumbh’ is being organized to promote modern technique and diversification in agriculture that could help farmers to double their income. 

Israel and Japan are official partners while Haryana and Jharkhand as partner states for Krishi Kumbha 2018 that will continue from October 26-28 in Lucknow.

Isreal would be represented by Israel’s ambassador to India Daniel Carmon while Japan will be represented by a deputy minister at this mega event.

According to the reports, the Uttar Pradesh government will also sign a MoU with Japan for investment in the agricultural and allied sectors.

Union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh, senior officials of state and Central governments and other dignitaries would be present at the inaugural ceremony.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will preside over the closing ceremony on October 28.

More than 1 lakh farmers, experts, scientists and entrepreneurs are expected to take part in the mega event.