Like every every year, Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Divyayan Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Ranchi organised a regional Kisan Mela (Block Level Farmers’ Fair) at village-Lundri under Chanho Block of Ranchi district on 06 December 2016. The aim and objective of this Kisan Mela was to create awareness about the latest technologies in the field of Agriculture and Allied trades among the farmers as well as to inform them about assistance being provided to small and marginal farmers under various schemes of state and central govt. for the development of agricultural sector. The theme of the mela was Organic Farming-Successful Farmer-Prosperous Nation.
The mela was inaugurated by the chief guest of the occasion Sri Vikas Kumar, District Agriculture officer, Ranchi and Revered Swami Bhaveshananda, Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Morabadi, Ranchi in the gracious presence of Sri Vijay Kumar, Deputy Director, Department of Horticulture, Govt. of Jharkhand, Sri Praveen Kumar, B.D.O., Chanho Block and Dr. Ajeet Singh, Senior Scientist along with other scientists of this KVK.
The mela had different stalls for different agricultural produce,agricultural equipment, cottage industry, Self Help Groups, Books and literature, food processing, animal husbandry etc.