Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik unveiled the Logo of‘Krushi-2019' at State Secretariat here today.
Since Odisha occupies number one position in sweet potato production, it has been chosen as the Logo of Krushi-2019, an official statement said.
Moreover, it is rich in Vitamin-A, and is also known as a disaster relief crop which withstands both cyclone and drought.
Finance, Agriculture and Farmer's Empowerment Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera, MP Tathagat Satpathy, Principal Secretary of Agriculture and Principal Secretary of Water Resources and other senior officers were present during the occasion.
The Krushi Odisha 2019 will be held at the Biju Patnaik Ground, Baramuda of Bhubaneswar from 15 to 19 January.
The exhibition will be organized in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industries (CII). The fair will be inaugurated by the Chief Minister.
Various products related to modern agricultural technology will be displayed in the Krushi fair. Apart from 150-170 commercial stalls, conference, seminar and workshop by different experts will be held on daily basis in the five day fair.
As many as 18 countries have been requested to send their delegations to participate in the State Agriculture Fair.