New Delhi, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Thursday laid a foundation stone for a Kisan Haat at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute at Pusa here where farmers can sell their agricultural produce and value-added products.
Pusa Kisan Haat will be built across 2.5 acres and it will have 60 stalls. It will also have a ‘Technology Park’ in which farmers can see live crop technologies of Pusa.
There will be facilities like food plaza, open-air theater with a seating capacity of 100 people, conference hall, museum, Lab and lecture hall, besides facility for agricultural consultation services, seeds and literature for farmers.
Also, an international hostel is being constructed in the Pusa campus with a view to encourage and attract youth towards agricultural education and cater to the rising number of students.