CII to organise ‘Krishi Bharat’ in Nov 2024CII to organise ‘Krishi Bharat’ in Nov 2024

Virendra Singh Rawat

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), in collaboration with the Uttar Pradesh government, will organise a four-day agri and farmers meet during Nov 15-18 in Lucknow.

The 16th edition of its Agri & Food Technology Fair ‘CII Agro Tech India’ has now been rebranded as ‘Krishi Bharat’.

So far, the flagship event has witnessed 15 editions in Chandigarh. This year, aiming to reach an even broader audience in the agri domain, CII shifted focus to UP, which is among the top agricultural and horticultural producers in India.

Madhav Singhania, Chairman, CII Northern Region & Deputy Managing Director & CEO, JK Cement said CII’s focus has always been to resolve policy issues in consultation with the government and policymakers; upgrading the technology quotient, imparting specific skill sets to the farming community and long-term sustainability of the agri eco system.

Tarun Sawhney, Chairman, CII Krishi Bharat 2024 & Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Triveni Engineering & Industries, said Krishi Bharat showcased India’s agricultural prowess. He said UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath was a big votary of farmers’ welfare and prosperity.

“This event will bring together the finest innovations and advancements in agriculture, food, and livestock sectors and facilitate knowledge exchange that will enhance capabilities through global exposure,” he added.

The exhibition will be spread over 20,000 sqm and there will be 250+ exhibitors, both national & international.

Almost 300,000 farmers from over 10 states are expected at the fair which would also comprise ‘Kisan Goshthees’ (farm seminars) and international conferences.

CII Krishi Bharat 2024 is expected to have 27 international exhibitors from 10+ countries this year.

The exhibition will present an exclusive display of farm equipment, new technologies, along with participation from international delegation from countries like Germany, Australia, Canada, Netherlands, and many more.

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