Mysuru, December 25:-Two day organic mela will be held in the city from December 27th with an aim to create awareness on the importance of organic products and millets.
The two-day division ‘Organic and Millet Mela’ will be held in the city at the Scouts and guides grounds with around 50 stalls displaying various varieties of millets and organic foods. According to Agriculture department Joint Director K M Somasundar, ‘The mela will provide market linkage to organic farmers and create awareness about the importance of organic products and millets. Four technical sessions, live demonstration of preparing food products using millets and a variety of competitions have been scheduled during the event.”
Various session on topic ‘Importance of Millet, Significance of nutrition and health benefits and various others topics will be discussed at the divisional level organic Mela.
The organic mela in the city is held as a preliminary event for the three-day international Organic mela scheduled to be held at Palace grounds in Bengaluru from January 18th. -(KK)