Navara Utsav 2014 was organised by Navara Foundation at Govt. College, Chittur on 17 July, 2014. Remowned agriculture scientist Prof. M S Swaminathan was the chief guest, who read out the Chittur Declaration.
CHITTUR DECLARATION ON THE CONSERVATION OF NAVARA 17TH JULY 2014
NOTING that Navara (of Oriza Sativa) is an endemic rice variety of Kerala with a recorded cultivation history of more than 2000 years. EMPHASISING that the unique grain