A meeting organized by ICAR- Indian Institute of Spices Research as part of the distribution of financial installment under Prime Minister’s Kissan Samman Nidhi drew the active participation of farmers across the country. Over 1000 farmers from different states took part in the online event coordinated by ICAR- IISR.
Apart from farmers, scientists representing ICAR-IISR and students from various universities turned up online to witness the event. The highlight of the event was the address by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to mark the distribution of latest instalments under the Kissan Samman Nidhi. There was also the live telecasting of the address on various other online platforms. Coordinators said there was online registration for the participants through various coordinating centres in the country. In Kozhikode there were nearly 100 farmers and scientists who came to the ICAR – IISR,Chelavoor to directly witness the online event. Institute Management committee member T P
Jayachandran Master attended the event. Planting materials were also given away to mark the occasion.