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CM reviews pre-ent arrangements at ANGRAU

Written by: Staff

Hyderabad, Mar 2 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy this evening reviewed arrangements at the Acharya NG Agricultural University which US President George W Bush is scheduled to visit tomorrow.

Officials took the Chief Minister round the places of the programmes and explained the arrangements.

As per schedule, the US President will witness a presentation on application of various modern technologies in agriculture and new initiatives being adopted in promotion of biotechnology on large scale.

Mr Bush will be welcomed at the University premises with a traditional and colourful tribal dance by tribals of Bhadrachalam agency area.

At the Women's pavilion, rural women folk of Chittoor, Anantapur, Mehboobnagar and Karimnagar districts will display their products and make a presentation on their role in rural development.

SHGs performance par excellence in collecting and marketing agro produce such as maize in some districts in the state will also be a part of this presentation. The visiting President will also witness the art of traditional saree-weaving.

Later, the US President will interact with farmers and go through display of farm produce and field demonstrations which include application of various latest technologies in farming and animal husbandry.

Presentation of System of Rice Intensification method of cultivation and new techniques in pest and water management will alsoform part of the presentation.

One farmer, G V Raju of Chinna Koduru of Kadapa district will present a model of traditional plough to the President.


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