Hyderabad: Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), as a part of its initiatives to promote agriculture, food processing and its allied sectors, organizing the 2nd edition of Agri Tech South, a 3-day exhibition which aims at achieving sustainable growth in agricultural sector and a 2-day annual conference on the latest developments in Agriculture, AGRIVISION.
These events are to be held between 31 Jan – 2 Feb 2020 in partnership with the Prof. Jayashankar Telangana Agricultural University (PJTSAU) and Govt. of Telangana is the Host State partner for the AGRITECH SOUTH 2020.
The focus of Agri Tech South 2020 will be broadly on the Prime Minister’s vision of doubling farmer’s income & latest technologies. The exhibition will focus on; Crop Diversification, Micro-irrigation, Integrated Farming Systems, E-NAM & Insurance, Agriculture Implements, Farm Mechanization, Post-harvest Management, IOT, AI & Drones, Digital agriculture, value addition, Nutrition etc. The 3 days exhibition is expected to have over 150 Exhibitors across the country and over 30,000 visitors. The exhibition will also showcase the live demonstrations of Drones, Greenhouses, Irrigation methods, Agriculture machinery & implements etc.
The AGRIVISION 2020 will focus on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, FPOs, Robotics & Automation, Hydroponics, Digital Agriculture, combating climate change and Animal based Agriculture etc. The 2 day conference will have 10 sessions with over 40 speakers from across the world addressing over 1000 participants.
During his address, Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture, Govt. of Telangana, Mr Niranjan Reddy appreciated CII for organizing this exhibition in Hyderabad and scaling it year after the year. He called for the participation of farmers from the state in big numbers and utilize the opportunity and understand the latest best practices, new products, technology & implements of agriculture.
The press meet was also addressed by steering committee members of CII AGRITECH SOUTH.