KVK, Kafligair participated in historical Uttarayani Mela Bageshwar 2020 during 14 to 21 January 2020 and exhibited ICAR-VPKAS developed improved agricultural technologies stall in Vikas Pradarshani. Hon’ble MLA, Bageshwar Shri Chandan Ram Das & Hon’ble MLA, Kapkote Shri Balwant Bhauriyal jointly inaugurated the Uttarayani Mela on 14.01.2020 and visited KVK stall along with DM, SP and Nagar Palika Aadhyaksha. Chief Secretary of Uttarakhand Shri Uttapal Kumar IAS also visited the stall on 15.01.2020.
The KVK stall was attractively installed and arranged for showcasing the relevant hill agricultural technologies developed by ICAR-VPKAS, Almora and disseminated through KVK in district Bageshwar, including improved varieties of different crops, green fodder Azolla, VL White grub beetle trap 1, VL Syahi Hal, Mushrooms, value added products such as Soya Paneer/Tofu and Mandua Namkeen etc. Around 1550 farmers visited the stall and collected the information about the new agricultural technologies. Farmers also purchased good quality seed and improved farm tools from KVK stall. The efforts of KVK (ICAR-VPKAS), Kafligair, Bageshwar were recognized and awarded with First prize for best exhibition stall under information and awareness category in Vikas Pradarshani of Uttarayani Mela 2020.