Dr. Ajay Vir Jakhar

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Ajay Vir Jakhar is a citrus farmer based in Village Maujgarh in Punjab, India. He is Chairman of Bharat Krishak Samaj (Farmers’ Forum India) formed in 1955. A non-political association of farmers’ advocating the crucial need for India to focus on farmer prosperity.

He is also the Chairman of Punjab State Farmers’ and Farm Workers’ Commission based in Chandigarh. The Commission is the statutory body to advise the State Government of Punjab on all matters related to those dependent on agriculture. He regularly holds Seminars and Conferences on issues of relevance to the farming community and speaks at various National and International Forums. His articles appear regularly in various newspapers and publications. Is editor of agriculture magazines; “Farmers’ Forum” and “Krishak Samachar” targeting farmers, policy makers and those that influence policy.