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Raipur ( | Vice President Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar, addressing the 38th Foundation Day of Indira Gandhi Agricultural University, emphasized the pivotal role of farmers in the nation’s well-being, stating, “If our farmers are happy, then the country will be happy.” He acknowledged farming not only as a means of livelihood for farmers but also as the foundation for boosting the nation’s economy, environmental protection, and social development.

Expressing gratitude to the Annadatas (farmers), Shri Dhankhar highlighted the significance of incorporating modern technology in agriculture. He stated, “By adopting modern technology in the field of agriculture and providing support to the farmers, the goal of ensuring food security for the coming generations and making a developed India by 2047 can be achieved.”

The 38th Foundation Day event was presided over by Governor Shri Biswabhusan Harichandan. Chief Minister Shri Vishnu Deo Sai and Agriculture Minister Shri Ram Vichar Netam were present as special guests. During the occasion, Vice President Shri Dhankhar launched three products – Sanjeevani Instant, Sanjeevani Madhu Kalk, and Sanjeevani Rice Bar – derived from the immunity booster and anti-cancer new variety of paddy ‘Sanjeevani,’ developed by Indira Gandhi Agricultural University. He also unveiled the ‘Krishi Darshika 2024,’ a publication by the university.

Vice President Shri Dhankhar, accompanied by Chief Minister Shri Vishnu Deo Sai and Agriculture Minister Shri Ramvichar Netam, inspected various stalls set up by Agriculture Startup, Biotech, and Krishi Vigyan Kendra on the university campus. Together, they planted saplings of the Molshree tree on the university campus.