On this occasion of Krishi Unati Mela 2017 inaugurated in Delhi on Wednesday by the Union Minister Radha Mohan Singh Ramkrishna Ashram, Nimpith District South 24 Parganas, Sundarbans won the regional level Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Rashtriya Krishi Vigyan Protsahan Puraskar.
The total sum of this award is Rs. 50 lakhs in which there is a provision of one award of Rs 25.00 lakh at national level and 11 awards of Rs. 2.25 lakh at regional level every year will be awarded.
The decision of winners of this award was taken by the selection committee on the basis of nominations received from all the Krishi Vigyan Kendras across the country.
The other winners at Krishi Unati Mela 2017 were Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVK) Dhanori – Roorkee; KVK Badgaon, Vidya Bhawan, Udaipur; KVK Saharanpu; Divyayan Krishi Vigyan Kendra run by Ramakrishna Mission Aashram, Morabadi, Ranchi.
Awardees also included KVK, Mayurbhanj, Shamkhunta, Odisha; KVK Teok run by Assam Agricultural University Jorhat, CU; College of Horticulture & Forestry, Imphal; KVK run by College of Horticulture & Forestry, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh; KVK Baramati, Malegaon, Maharashtra; KVK Uttar Bastar, Kanker at KVK, IGKV, Raipur; KVK Virinjipuram, Vellore, (Tamil Nadu) run by Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) Coimbatore and KVK Malappuram (Kerala) run by Kerala University.