Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with farmers of five states through a webcast on Monday. He will hold live telecast discussions with farmers from Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi. The first interaction will be with two farmers from Hyderabad. He will be presented with a new and highly productive turmeric variety named Pitamber and plants of the same will be gifted to two farmers at Hyderabad.
At Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu, a variety of Vetiver will be released and Prime Minister Modi will be presented plants of this aromatic crop in Delhi. He will also release the rose scented variety derived from the Geranium flower. The Prime Minister will be releasing the two varieties of Calla Lilly and Gerbera ornamental flowers and the same will be presented to two farmers at CSIR-IHBT Palampur. Also, the North East Institute of Science and Technology is getting two varieties of Citranella and Lemon Grass released today.