Tobacco FARMERS draw applause for adopting modern farming techniques
Tobacco FARMERS Draw Applause For Adopting Modern Farming Techniques. The Tobacco Institute of India (TII), today hosted the ‘16th’ TII TobaccoFarmers...
Bengaluru: The Tobacco Institute of India (TII), today hosted the ‘16th’ TII TobaccoFarmers award’.The Tobacco Institute of India instituted these awards in 1999 with a view to felicitate and encourage the cigarette leaf tobacco farming community for its effort in adopting modern and scientific farming practices, which would help improve yields, produce improved varieties and make Indian tobaccos competitive in the global market. More importantly, through these awards, TII expresses its unstinted support to the cigarette tobacco farmers and acknowledges their significant socio-economic contribution to the country's economy.
The event took place in the presence of Honourable Members of Parliament Shri R Dhruvanarayana, Shri PratapSimha and Shri C S Puttaraju along with the Members of the Legislative Assembly - Shri K Venkatesh, Shri H P Manjunatha and Shri A Manju. Shri Bipin Bihari Chowdary -Director, Auctions of the Tobacco Board, Bengaluru and Dr. D Damodar Reddy - Director of Central Tobacco Research Institute represented their respective organisations.