Conference on Bamboo Cultivation and Opportunities
On 11th November, a conference on Bamboo Cultivation and Opportunities was organized to discuss the cultivation and industry opportunities in Vidarbha. Experts from all over Maharashtra participated in the conference along with Bamboo Society of India and Maharashtra Chapter had taken initiative to gather the experts. Considering the potential and opportunities in Vidarbha, large number of bamboo growers and industry representatives attended the conference. A bamboo cultivator from Osmanabad district shared his success story. Some of the topics discussed during the conference were: Maharashtra Bamboo Policy, Bamboo: Current Status & Expectations, Bamboo Overview, Vidarbha Bamboo Farming Development, Bamboo Cluster: Farming & Industries, Bamboo farming for Energy, Bamboo Plantation: A Success Story.
Conference on Dairy Development in Vidarbha
As a part of 9th Agrovision, a Conference on Dairy Development in Vidarbha was organized on 12th November, 2017. Honble Shri Nitin Gadkari, Chief Patron, Agrovision inaugurated the conference and it was presided over by Shri. Dilip Rath, IAS, Chairman, National Dairy Development Board (NDDB). The other dignitaries participated in the conference were Shri. Rajeev Jadhav, Commissioner, Dairy Development GoM; Shri. Kantilal Umap, Commissioner, Animal Husbandry, GoM; Dr C. D. Mayee, Chairman, Agrovision Advisory Council etc.
The Conference was a grand success as more than 2000 farmers attended the program. These sessions were addressed by experts in the field of Dairy Management. It was a platform for discussions among top industry and R&D leaders on the various opportunities and challenges in Dairy and the steps to overcome them. The participants learnt about production, processing, breeding & management, marketing and use of dairy products and develop a broader understanding of Dairy industry and other selected areas.