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Scientists and technical staff of CSWRI at Avikanagar and Bikaner participated in Agriculture Mela of Western Zone of India at SKRAU, Bikaner from 18-21 February 2017. The Kishan Mela was organized in collaboration with Ministry of Agriculture, Govt of India. Hon'ble Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmer Welfare Sh. Radha Mohan Singh, MOS Finance  Sh. Arjun Ram Meghwal and State Agricultural Minister Sh. Prabhu Lal Saini with other dignitaries inaugurated Mela on 18th February 2017. More than five thousand farmers from different part of western state of country participated in this Kishan Mela and  Gosthi. ICAR institutes and various departments including ATMA, Animal Husbandry, SAUs, NGOs, farm implement and seed production agencies, etc of six states including union territory Dadra and Nagar Haveli participated and displayed their exhibition stalls. All dignitaries and guests visited the CWSRI exhibition stall and appreciated the various products of wool, animal feed, wool manure etc. The high potential rams of Magra breed were distributed in collaboration with ATMA to the farmers of Bikaner district by Hon'ble Minister Sh. Radha Mohan Singh. The Scientists of institute also participated in Animal Science Session on 21 February 2017 to answer the question and problems raised by farmers regarding Sheep Husbandry.  Group of farmers visited the sheep sectors, grasslands, forage production fields of ARC, Bikaner and more than 100 feed blocks were purchased by the farmers during this period.