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Due to some unavoidable circumstances, the organization of Pusa Krishi Vigyan Mela-2024 at ICAR-IARI, New Delhi scheduled during February 28 to March 1, 2024 is postponed.

IARI Farmers Award - 2024

IARI recognizes the innovations of the farmers and to promote and nurture the talents behind the grass-root technologies, every year during the Pusa Krishi Vigyan Mela, IARI Innovative Farmer award is bestowed upon 25-30 farmers, and "IARI Fellow Farmer" award is conferred upon a few outstanding farmers based upon their outstanding contributions in generation and dissemination of innovations in agriculture.

IARI invites applications of the deserving innovative farmers for “IARI Innovative Farmer" and "IARI Fellow Farmer" awards, which will be conferred during the forthcoming Pusa Krishi Vigyan Mela likely to be organized during last week of February, 2024.

Proforma for Application can be downloaded from the following link:

Application as per the prescribed proforma with recent passport size photograph, duly forwarded by nominating authority may kindly be sent to following address latest by 07 th February, 2024:
Dr. R.N. Padaria
Jt. Director (Extension)
ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute
New Delhi – 110012
Email : jd_extn@iari.res.in
Phone (O): 011-25842387

Important Instructions:

  • The farmers, who have already received IARI-Innovative Farmer award, will not be considered for the same award again, however they can apply for IARI-Fellow award after at least one year gap.
  • Applications for the two awards should be sent as per the separate application formats.
  • Selected farmers for the awards will be communicated for participation in the award ceremony.
  • Application must be recommended and forwarded through any of the following authorities, failing which, the application will be summarily rejected:
    • Director of ICAR Institutes
    • Vice Chancellors or Directors of Extension of SAUs, CAUs, Deemed Universities, Agricultural Universities
    • Director, ATARI, ICAR
    • Director of Agriculture / Horticulture / Animal Husbandry / Fisheries / Sericulture of State Departments
    • Head KVKs
  • Duly recommended applications with scanned images of original signed and stamped documents should be sent as hard copy or by e-mail by the nominating authority.

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