AS Agri and Aqua LLP, an agriculture and aquaculture companies in India and a pioneer in hi-tech soil-based vertical farming technology, held a grand inauguration ceremony for its new vertical farming project in Nagpur, Maharashtra, with Union Minister Nitin Gadkari as the Chief Guest.
Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways of India, joined the event as the Chief Guest, inaugurating the new project and delivering an inspiring and encouraging speech to the attendees.
The new project in Nagpur – which will be one of Asia’s largest vertical farming projects – is the latest step in AS Agri and Aqua LLP expansion in Maharashtra and aims to bring the immense benefits of soil-based vertical farming technology to the farmers of Vidarbha region where for years, the region’s farmers have been plagued with problems like drought, absence of rain, climate change, increased dependency on chemical fertilizers, crop failure, poor irrigation facilities, limitations on crop variety, and financial difficulties.
In addition to the Vertical Farm Poly-houses, AS Agri and Aqua LLP is bringing Skill-based Training and Placement Programs at the GNI Campus and Yuva Foundation Campus to enhance the knowledge of agriculture among the farmers and generate new job opportunities for the local youth.
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