National Horticulture Fair 2021 will be held for three days from January 21 to January 23 in upper Assam’s Bokakhat Stadium. The 2021 edition of the Agri-Horticulture Show will be held both physically and virtually.

The event will be organized under the aegis of the State Government’s Agriculture Department and Directorate of Horticulture and Food Processing with assistance from Assam Agricultural University and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industries.

More than 150 exhibitors will display their products at the National Agri-Horticultural Show 2021 which includes farm equipment & types of machinery. It will also provide international networking opportunities for Horticulture & Agriculture professionals. Visitors will get to witness B2B meets, seminars, workshops, and lectures by leading international and domestic professionals, speakers, researchers, scientists, and entrepreneurs.

 

State Agriculture Minister Atul Bora said, “The fair has been organized with keeping in mind The Act East Policy of the Central Government, which is being organized with a budget of Rs 4.5 crore. TheNational Agri-Horticulture Show is being organized at the regional level since 1995 and later it was developed to the national level. Since 2014 it is being held at the international level. Since the beginning, the fair was being organized in Guwahati and in 2018 it was organized in Dibrugarh. However, due to various reasons, the fair was not organized in 2019 and 2020.”

The fair will be attended by ambassadors and high-ranking officials from Mongolia, Nigeria, Fiji, Ghana, Macedonia, Congo, Trinidad and Tobago, and Bhutan, he said, adding that they will take part in the event in virtual mode due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

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