Agrowon Sarpanch Maha Parishad, 2011
10th and 11th April, 2011
Agrowon is a Marathi agriculture based daily from Sakal Media Group. It is the first agriculture based daily in Asia and was launched on 20th April, 2005. Since its inception it has grown in leaps and bounds and currently has a circulation of more than 80,000 copies with 8 editions across Maharashtra.
The initiative by Agrowon is for the progressive Sarpanches of Maharashtra. It is to help them establish an effective role of Gram Panchayat in agriculture and allied businesses through innovation and entrepreneurship. The invitees are all educated, experimental and below 45 years of age from all the districts of Maharashtra. The conference content is as follows:
· Group Farming
· Renewable Energy
· Agri Entrepreneurship
· Water Conservation
· Eco Village
· Opportunities in Agri & Govt Policies
· Interview of Ideal Sarpanch
· Interactive Session with Rural Development Dept Secretary
The inauguration is to be done by Hon. Shri Sharad Pawar, Minister of Agriculture & Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Govt. of India. Also the Maharashtra State Agriculture minister and Rural Development minister will be present during the conference. There will be well known experts from the field of agriculture who will be delivering lectures on current and pertinent topics.