CM hails Mathrubhumi at golden jubilee celebration of Farm Information Bureau
Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan heaped praise on Mathrubhumi saying that among the newspapers it was Mathrubhumi that first started publishing information and articles on farming that benefitted the farmers. Farm Information Bureau (FIB) was the first publication to publish articles on agriculture. Pinarayi Vijayan was speaking at the golden jubilee celebration of Farm Information Bureau.
Speaking at the event the Chief Minister said that an agricultural renaissance should take place in the state with the help of modern technologies. He also said that what is required is the right mixture of the development of the present and the benefits of the past.
The first principal information officer of the Farm Information Bureau R Haley was also felicitated during the event. Agricultural Minister VS Sunilkumar was also present at the event. He said that a community radio will be started at Kuttanadu as part of the Golden Jubilee celebration and that an agricultural film festival will also be conducted in Thrissur.
Minister K Raju also honoured the senior officials, who served during the initial years of FIB.