Panaji: September 29, 2016 ….. The Agriculture Technology Management Agency, South Goa, Directorate of Agriculture, is organizing the 3 days “Hilly Vegetable Festival” from October 1 to 3, 2016 at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. The festival will be inaugurated at the hands of Minister of Agriculture Shri. Ramesh Tawadkar at 4.00 pm.
The “Hilly vegetable festival” an Agricultural Exhibition is organized to promote the production, value addition and Marketing of Hilly Vegetables. Also competition on Hilly vegetable like Muskmelon, Ridge gourd, Bottle gourd, Pumpkin, Yam and Cucumber.
The competition on vegetable carving open for Higher Secondary Schools of South Goa District will be held on October 1, 2016. Training and Demonstration will be held at the venue. On same day demonstration on vegetable carving at 11.30 am. and Training on Chilly cultivation at 2.30 p.m and vermicompost at 4.00 p.m on October 2, 2016 demonstrations will be held on “sea shell craft 10.30 a.m., Jam preparation at 3.00 pm and mushroom cultivation at 4.00 p.m.
During these 3 days exhibition various vegetables grown in hilly areas agricultural technologies and services provided in the field of Agriculture and allied sectors like Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, dairy, Fisheries etc will be showcased.
Government Agencies, Non Government Agencies, Self Help Groups and Private companies will participate and display their advanced technologies, products, Hi-tech inputs services etc during the exhibition.