The Krishi Vigyan Mela (Agriculture Science Fair) initiated in the year 1972 continues to be a highly important annual event of the Institute for creating awareness about the latest agricultural technological developments and for receiving feedback from the agricultural community, which help in designing the Institute’s future research strategy. This mela is organized ever year with a specific theme on a priority area of agricultural research and technology transfer.

The Mela is organized every year in the months of March includes and includes

  • Live demonstrations on scientific crop production technologies of cereals, oilseeds, pulses, vegetables and flowers.
  • Organised farmers’ visits to experimental Fields of IARI.
  • Technologies for protected cultivation of vegetables and flowers for higher returns.
  • Display and sale of farm equipments and machinery by IARI, public and private organizations.
  • Display and sale of fertilizers, bio-fertilizers and agro-chemicals by different public and private agencies.
  • Free-of-cost soil and water testing.
  • Sale of seeds of HYVs of crops, saplings and seedlings by IARI and other public and private  organizations. 
  • Irrigation technology for water saving.
  • Exhibition and sale of value added products by farmers.
  • Direct interaction among scientists, farmers and agro-industry personnel.
  • Display and sale of agricultural books and periodicals.
  • Farm women empowerment workshop.
  • Innovative Farmers' meet, etc.


An important attraction of mela is ‘Kisan Gosthi’ where top experts from various area of agriculture sector address the contemporary issue and farmers share their experiences, concerns & views on important issues.

On this occasion, Mela Souvenir are also published in Hindi as well as English which contains salient technological advancements, implementable technologies with technical know-how as well as their advantages and socio-economic benefit, endeavor made towards transfer of technology and development of extension literature and opportunities for farmers and entrepreneurs. 


Krishi Unnati Mela - 2017   (Stall Allottment for KUM 2017)

Krishi Vigyan Mela - 2015

Krishi Vigyan Mela Hindi Advt - 2015

Krishi Vigyan Mela Brochure - 2015

Poster (Krishi Vigyan Mela - 2015) - 2015