A regional Kisan Mela (Block Level Farmers’ Fair) at village-Tigranayatoli under Ratu Block of Ranchi district on 16 January 2017. 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 Dr. R. P. Singh ‘Ratan’, Director Extension Education, Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi in the gracious presence of Sri Ganesh Toppo, Asst. General Manager, Bank of India, Regional Office, Ranchi; Sri R. K. Singh, State Marketing Officer, IFFCO 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.
371 crop exhibits, 39 birds and animal exhibits and 38 cottage industries exhibits were brought by the farmers for competition.
51 farmers received first prize, 51 farmers received second prize 5 farmers received consultation