Sendhwa (Madhya Pradesh): To mark golden jubilee of State Agricultural Marketing Board, Sendhwa Krishi Upaj Mandi committee organised a special farmer’s seminar. Municipal president Basanti Bai Yadav was the chief guest. Addressing the event, Ghanshyam Paliwal gave details of benefits of organic agriculture to farmers. By cutting down on the use of chemicals, organic farming helps improve overall health of the soil, overall production and farmer’s income, he said.
Ranjit Patel highlighted various schemes of Krishi Upaj Mandi and use of Farm Gate App. Former president Badriprasad Sharma emphasised on mutual harmony and smooth functioning of mandi activities. Cotton Traders Association president Govind Goyal gave details of exemption provided by the government in mandi tax on cotton produce. Traders, farmers, laborers and others were also felicitated with citations and mementoes for their services. Around 100 saplings were planted on mandi premises to mark Golden Jubilee celebrations.
Former mandi president Badri Prasad Sharma, Ghanshyam Paliwal, Goods Traders Association president Umesh Garg and former municipal vice president Chhotu Chowdhary besides farmers, traders and mandi official attended the event. At the end, Kailash Singar presented vote of thanks.