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Naveen Unveils Logo of Krushi Odisha-2019

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik unveiled the logo of Krushi Odisha-2019, the Annual Agriculture Fair, at the State Secretariat here on Friday evening.

'Since Odisha occupies number one position in sweet potato production, it has been chosen as the Logo of Krushi Odisha-2019. Moreover, it is rich in Vitamin-A, and is also known as a disaster relief crop which withstands both cyclone and drought,' a press note from the CM's office stated. Present on the occasion were Finance, Agriculture & Farmer's Empowerment Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera, Dhenkanal MP Tathagat Satpathy, Principal Secretary Agriculture & F.E., Principal Secretary Water Resources, and other senior officers.

Krushi Odisha 2019 will be held at the Biju Pattnaik Ground, Baramunda here from January 15-19 in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industries (CII). The developments in Agriculture and Allied Sectors and modern technologies are showcased in this annual agricultural fair.

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