Desi Rice Fair on February 9, 10

Mysuru, February 7:- “Karnataka Agriculture Price Commission, Bengaluru; Agriculture Department, Mysuru and Organic Farming Research Station (OFRS), Naganahalli, Mysuru in association with various organisations are jointly organising Rajamudi and other varieties of Indian rice fair and a workshop to provide better market and price for Indian rice varieties on February 9 and 10 from 10 am to 7 pm at the office of the Joint Director of Agriculture Department in the city,” said director of Sahaja Samrudha G Krishna Prasad.

“Agriculture Minister N H Shivashankar Reddy will inaugurate the event on February 9 at 10 am. District In-charge and Higher Education Minister G T Devegowda will inaugurate an exhibition. Tourism and Sericulture Minister Sa Ra Mahesh will release a book on ‘Desi rice.’ Krishnaraja Constituency MLA S A Ramadass will preside over the event,” said Joint Director of Agriculture Department Dr M Mahanteshappa at a press meet held at Mysuru Press Club on Thursday.

A Desi Rice Cooking Competition will also be held as part of the mela. More details may be had on cell: 8277933103, 9481438887, he added.

Members of Parliament R Dhruvanarayan, L R Shivaramegowda, Pratap Simha, MLAs Tanveer Sait, AH Vishwanath, Dr Yatindra Siddaramaiah, MLC Marithibbegowda, K Mahadev, L Nagendra, Harshavardhan, Ashwin Kumar, Anil Kumar C, S Nagaraj, R Dharmasena, K T Srikantegowda, K V Narayana Swamy, Mayor Pushpalatha Jagannath, Deputy Mayor Shafi Ahmed, in-charge president of Zilla Panchayat Sa Ra Nandish, taluk panchayat president Kalamma Kemparayamma, vice president N B Manju, Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G Sankar and Zilla Panchayat CEO K Jyothi will attend the event. (KMR, NGB)

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