Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Second Edition of Desta Krishi Parivar Comes to Glorious End

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 06th December:- DestaGlobal, an agri-input company, has successfully concluded the second edition of “Desta Krishi Parivar”, India’s online photography contest for farmers. The contest, aimed at encouraging farmers to embrace technology, witnessed a good reception from all over the country with the contest receiving more than 5.6 thousand registrations on the website and over one lakh votes. Additionally, the website received more than 1.5 lakh visitors. The contest was also received around 1 lakh likes on its Facebook page.
Mohnish Sharma, CEO, DestaGlobal said that we are overwhelmed to see such a positive response for the second edition of Desta Krishi Parivar. The focus of the pan India contest was to educate the farmers about digital transformation which is currently revolutionizing India. As technology is increasingly playing an important role in agriculture, we strive to be at the forefront of innovation and plan to support the farmer during this technology revolution.

In the two month-long contest, the users had to upload farming related photographs on the website and the highest voted photograph was announced as the winner. The contest had 11 categories and the winners of each category will be awarded with cash prizes up to one lakh rupees. Farmers from 21 states participated in the contest by uploading photographs of their farms, equipment, yield, livestock and more. 

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