Forest Minister Inaugurates Annual Flower Show

Bhubaneswar, 14/01/2023 Forest, Environment and Climate Change Minister Sri Pradip Kumar Amat today inaugurated the Annual Flower Show-2023 at Ekamra Kanan being organised by the Regional Plant Research Centre (RPRC) in Bhubaneswar.

Minister Sri Amat along with Rajya Sabha MP Sri Sulata Deo and PCCF & Chief Executive, RPRC Smt. Pusazhula Mekro visited various flower displays, exhibition stalls and floral
arrangements made by the RPRC, Bhubaneswar. Chief Guest Sri Amat released the Research and Activity Report 2021-22 of RPRC, launched e-Commerce Portal for nursery plants of RPRC and also inaugurated the pop-up irrigation system installed in the compound.

The “Floral Gate” erected at the entry point of the Flower show premises is the central
attraction of the event. A total of fifteen firms, thirty nurseries and sixteen status have exhibited ornamental plants for display and sale through plant bazaars. Apart from cut flower display, a “Orchid” and ferns rare
varieties are also on display.

RPRC has organised the show in association with Plant Lovers’ Association, Bhubaneswar.
Association’s President Sri Khirod Pattanaik, Secretary Sri P. Srinibas, Administrative
Officer Sushree Mohapatra, senior Scientists, flower lovers were present at the event.

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