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Events Overview

23 December, 2011, Tribune Mega Lucky Draw

On the occasion of “Farmer day” Crystal Crop Protection Limited, organised the Tribune Mega Lucky Draw on dated 23.12.2011 at Hotel Saffron, Kurukshetra (Haryana) in the presence of 150 farmers, distributors and retailers of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Uttrakhand states.

The winning coupon number is 2059037

Mr. Anil Nirwal, Director Marketing (Crystal Group)- Stating Farmers and Distributors   Farmers and Distributors on the event

8th-11th October, 2010, Crystal Group wins first prize among MNCs

won first prize in the pesticides & bio-pesticides category at the 88th All India Farmer Fair & Agricultural Exhibition held at Govind Vallabh Pant farm & Industrial University, from 8-11 October 2010. Along with different states of India and neighboring countries, around 60,000 farmers took full advantage of hundreds of decorated stalls at the festival.

Mr. B.P.S Arora, Chairman of Kumai University and Dr. B.K.Bisht, Chairman of Pant Nagar University who were present lauded the excellent arrangements and participation with regard to steps in improving farming welfare of the country’s farming community.

Mr. Bisht also said that the university would try to take the All India Farmer Festival to an International Farmer Festival status.

At the festival, scientists made a strong effort to educate farmers & animal breeders on the latest techniques of current day practices on fertilizers, seeds, pesticides, agri equipments, animal breeding, fish breeding & also in the areas of banking.

They were also trained on different pesticides, fungicides, weedicides, PGR’s & Micronutrients, in their native languages, which won their hearts. A whole collection of pest, disease & weeds were visualized to farmers to make them understand the damages caused by these pests and corrective action that needs to be taken.

Tribune the newest product from Crystal was hugely applauded at the festival because of its efficacy to kill dangerous pest like Brown Plant Hopper.

Several agro business management students developed a great project under the guidance of Crystal Group’s core committee which was hugely appreciated at the fair.

Honorable Sardar Paramvir Singh (Agri. Minister, Haryana) & Dr. B. S. Duggale (Ad. Dir. of Agri. Haryana) discussing about Tribune at Kullan Farmer Fair (Fatehabad). Participation in annual fair at G. B. Pant University Of Agriculture.

21st August, 2010, Tea Planters Dance Away helopeltis Blues

The Doom Dooma Club was the venue for the Crystal sponsored Mid Rains Dance that was a huge success.

Despite heavy rains, over 300 planters and their families turned up to celebrate victory over six months of Helopeltis attack.

Crystal chairman, Mr. Nand Kishore Aggarwal was the chief guest of the evening and was accorded a very warm welcome by the large planter turnout. For more than four hours a live band provided non stop dance music and the planting community did full justice to the dance floor. Attractive crystal prizes provided the incentive for the high level of interest and participation.

25th-30th April 2010, Public Private Partnership for Extension of Rice Production Technology

The Crystal Group has joined hands with Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) for enhancement of rice productivity in the country. Participants for this venture include renowned scientists from ICAR along with representatives of 100 state agriculture universities and KVK’s scientists who attended the April 2010 conference and shared their experience with regard to Public Partnership. Also present were 50 Progressive farmers from UP, Punjab and Haryana .

The objectives of the landmark meeting were to enhance rice productivity in selected districts that had productivity levels below the state average; to lay and co-ordinate multi location demonstrations to train and educate farmers; to guide appropriate management technologies for various ecosystems and to co-ordinate & implement applied technologies of crop production, protection for enhancement of productivity & profitability while optimizing the inputs & improving their efficiencies.

The joint venture also saw it important to provide a network for solutions to the problems during the season and to serve as a lead information channel to the rice producers of the area. Also on the meeting agenda were strategic ways and means to supplement the Dept of Agriculture and university extension arms for extension of rice crop production technologies and to accelerate the pace of technology transfer through FLD- Front Line Demonstrations and training programs in the selected districts and villages.

This partnership is being hailed as a major step forward in the improvement in rice yields through scientific practices and education.