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The National Horticulture Fair 2024 ends up with a grand success

Bengaluru, 07 March: The three days long National Horticulture Fair 2024 held at ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Hesaraghatta, Bengaluru from 5th March 2024 concluded today with the gracious presence of Sushri Shobha Karandlaje, Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Govt. of India. Smt. Jiksy Raphael, DGM, NABARD, Smt. Rohini Sindhuri, IAS, Special Secretary, Food Processing & Harvest Technology, Govt. of Karnataka, Ramesh D.S. IAS, Director of Horticulture, Govt. of Karnataka, Dr V.B. Patel, ADG (Fruits &Plantation Crops), ICAR, New Delhi were the guests of honour for the valedictory program. Horticultural production surpasses food grains: Sushri Shobha Karandlaje in her address opined that the farmers are excited to see the fruit, vegetable, flower and medicinal crops/varieties demonstrated and wish to grow these crops/varieties in their own gardens. After independence, the country witnessed a transformation from food grain deficit t