Goan Reporter News: Agri Fiesta – 2023


The Agriculture College of Goa has its noble objective to produce brilliant and talented experts in agriculture to serve the agriculture sector in the State and the country at large wherein they will strive to boost agriculture stated the Director, Directorate of Agriculture Shri Nevil Afonso speaking at a valedictory function of Agri Fiesta – 2023 organized to commemorate annual day of Goa Agricultural College at Sameti, Ela Old Goa yesterday.

The Goa College of Agriculture Sameti Ela Old Goa celebrated its annual day and organized  ‘Agri Fiesta 2023’ to mark the occasion.

Shri Afonso complimented the move of Government towards establishing this college and appreciated the endeavour of the Chief Minister who has contributed in making Agriculture College a reality in Goa. We will strive to make this College well advanced, well equipped by providing required adequate infrastructure. Foundation stone for the administrative building of this College will be laid in the coming month, he added.

The Director speaking further said that the stakeholders of this College consisting of teaching, non-teaching administrative staff are working hard to serve the very purpose of this College. The efforts of the staff of this institution are coupled with full support and cooperation of the Government headed by the Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant, he reiterated. Wishing the College a good future Mr Afonso invited the staff and students to witness the mega agricultural exhibition to be organized shortly.

The Principal Goa College of Agriculture, Dr. Siresh Kunkalkar welcoming the guest jointly appreciated the organizers for their endeavour to organize the annual day with much pomp and fervour. He advised the students to focus on their studies to achieve PGCA.

Asst. Director Directorate (Admn.) of Agriculture Shri Dattu Desai, Asst. Director Shri Anil Noronha, Consultant GCA, Dr. Pravin  Bhende and other officers Parents attended the function.


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