(Event) 2nd North India Organic Farming Conference

2nd North India Organic Farming Conference

2nd North India Organic Farming Conference

Date: 7 – 9 February 2010

Venue: Government Agriculture College Campus, Indore (MP)

Dear Friend
I am happy to inform you through this letter ( the first communication) the proposed 2nd North India Organic Farming Conference (NIOFC) to be organized on 7-9th February 2010 at Indore in Madhya Pradesh. The focal theme of present conference is :

Special Features of Traditional knowledge/ Science and Technology
in Organic Farming

The program will be organized from midday of 7th February 2010 and will be concluded with lunch on 9th February . The available time period will be used for lecture- sessions, group discussion, state group reports, farmers’ sharing of their problems and demonstration of specific experiments.

Farmers and promoters of organic farming will have facility for sale-stalls and exhibitions during this conference . I am enclosing with this letter a Registration Form so that participants are registered beforehand to help local arrangement. The three day lodging , fooding and other expenditure will need a nominal registration fee of Rs. 100/- from non-OFAI members. The OFAI-members and PGS-registered organic farmers will contribute Rs. 50/- per head only. Payment of registration fee could be done right at the conference venue. The registration form , however, should be sent by post or e-mail in advance.

Indore is connected by road to all important towns of M.P. The train service is also available from Delhi, Dehradun , Howrah, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bhopal, Bilaspur, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jammu-Tawi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune and Varanasi. From South this is connected to Trivandrum and Chennai too. From Bhopal there are frequent buses.

The weather of Indore in February is pleasant, may be slightly colder.

I look forward to your kind communication and the Regn. Form back for participation in this important conference.

With regards
Dr.Bharatendu Prakash,Director
Bd. ICICI Bank, Jawahar Road, Chhatarpur - 471001 M.P.

Email: ofai.north[at]gmail.com