DestaGlobal announces the second edition of Desta Krishi Parivar for farmers across India

Posted by: at 9/30/2016 05:42:00 am

The company will award INR 11 lakhs in cash prizes

Chandigarh, 30th September, 2016: DestaGlobal, an agri-input company is organizing the second edition of “Desta Krishi Parivar”, India’s online photography contest for farmers on DestaTalk, its agriculture news portal. The contest, aimed to empower farmers with technology, will commence on October 1st, 2016.

DestaGlobal announces the second edition of Desta Krishi Parivar for farmers across India

To participate in this contest, the users have to upload farming related photographs through the DestaTalk website using computer or mobile phone. The participants can upload photographs till October 30th, 2016 and the voting will continue till November 13th, 2016. The viewers can then vote for the best photograph and the photographs with the maximum number of votes across the categories will win cash prizes.The winners of the contest will be announced on November 18th and will be awarded with cash prizes up to INR 11 lakhs.

As internet penetration in rural India is strengthening at an immense pace, DestaGlobal is leveraging this opportunity to reach out to the farmers in the country only through the digital platform.“We are very excited to announce the second edition of Desta Krishi Parivar. With the overwhelming response and feedback received for the contest in Maharashtra la n agriculture industry is on the cusp of technological revolution, we are constantly thinking of innovative ways to educate the farmers about the digital world which in turn will contribute to the growth of the sector”said Mohnish Sharma, CEO, DestaGlobal.

The following tables has the list of categories and prizes:

Category
1st Prize
2nd Prize
3rd Prize
Total
Best Farming Family
Rs. 100,000
Rs. 50,000
Rs. 25,000
Rs. 175,000
Woman in Farming
Rs. 100,000
Rs. 50,000
Rs. 25,000
Rs. 175,000
Technology in Farming
Rs. 100,000
-
-
Rs. 100,000
Healthiest Crop
Rs. 100,000
-
-
Rs. 100,000
Next Generation in Farming
Rs. 50,000
-
-
Rs. 50,000
Best Looking Farmer – Male
Rs. 50,000
-
-
Rs. 50,000
Best Looking Farmer – Female
Rs. 50,000
-
-
Rs. 50,000
Urban Faming
Rs. 50,000
-
-
Rs. 50,000
My Farming Friend (Animal)
Rs. 25,000
Rs. 10,000
-
Rs. 35,000
Weirdest Crop
Rs. 25,000
-
-
Rs. 25,000
State wise Highest Voted Photo - For 29 States
Rs. 10,000
-
-
Rs. 290,000
Total
Rs. 660,000
Rs. 110,000
Rs. 50,000
Rs. 1,100,000

About DestaGlobal:
Headquartered in Mumbai, DestaGlobal is a company that aims to provide agriculture related products and information to farmers in rural Maharashtra. DestaGlobal was launched in 2010 with the objective to benefit the Indian farmers. Spearheaded by Mohnish Sharma, DestaGlobal aims to provide the farming communities in rural Maharashtra with information, innovation and technology that will help them increase their farming income. Its mission is to create an ecosystem that provides farmers with information and products so that they can maximize the long-term productivity/profitability of their farm. The company seeks to become a ‘krishi sarthi’. In order to fulfil its mission, DestaGlobal launched DestaMart and DestaTalk in 2015.
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