Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar popularly known as ‘Harbinger of Green Revolution’ in India was dedicated to the Nation in 1960 by Late Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of independent India to promote agricultural education in the country. Since then, the University is catering to the needs of the society by imparting quality education, need based research and disseminating farmer’s friendly innovations through extension education. The University has grown many folds since its inception and presently houses eight constituent colleges with Agriculture, Home Science, Veterinary Science and Technology as main streams. The University has credit of receiving prestigious Sardar Ballabh Bhai Patel Best Institution Award (for year 1997, 2005 & 2019) and first rank award among all state agricultural universities of India and fourth rank among all ICAR institutes and SAU’s for year 2021.
The University has made significant achievements in producing high yielding disease resistant crop varieties, techniques of crop production and technological tools to enable farmers in increasing their crop production. With a view to display its innovations, the Directorate of Extension Education organizes All India Farmers’ Fair and Agro-Industrial Exhibition twice in a year mainly to benefit farming community. This year the forthcoming Kisan Mela is being organized from October 13-16, 2023. In this endeavor, we appeal to you all to participate in forthcoming “Krishi Kumbh” and join hands with the University in its noble cause of uplifting rural mass by displaying your valuable products and innovative ideas/techniques. We hope that with your participation and cooperation, the University will achieve its objectives in the most efficient manner. Exhibitors Profile.