Mahindra & Mahindra Limited which is India’s largest tractor manufacturing company announced winners of the India Agri Awards 2013. Instituted to showcase and applaud noteworthy contributions by farmers these awards were judged by a panel of judges before the winners were decided.
Minister of State for Agriculture Mr. Tariq Anwar was the guest of honor at this event which saw Dr. R. S Paroda being conferred with the Life Time Achievement Award 2013 for his contribution in enabling rural India to rise. There were 28,242 nominations received during this year for the India Agri Awards which is a 43% growth as compared to last year. Awards included: National level Cash prizes, regional Level Cash prize, Runner up cash prize and Life Time Award.
The awards is an extension of Mahindra’s plan to improve agriculture in India by making use of innovative technologies, hybrid seeds, better farming equipment, irrigation facilities and finance solutions for those in need.