The grand event of ‘ACI Deepto Krishi Awards 2020’ was held on 2 April 2021 at Tejgaon in the capital. The award ceremony acknowledged farmers who contributed to the country's agricultural advancement, on the occasion of the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the golden jubilee of Bangladesh's independence. Agriculture minister Mohammad Abdur Razzaque was the chief guest of the event. Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim was also present as the special guest. Kazi Jahedul Hasan, Managing Director of Deepto TV and ACI Agribusiness Managing Director and CEO Dr. F H Ansarey were present on the occasion.
The winners were announced in 10 categories. The winners are: Mamunur Rashid as the best fisherman award; Best poultry farmer award was presented to Noyon Selina; Best Agricultural Entrepreneur was won by Mohammad Kobbad Hossain; Best Agricultural Inventor award was received by Mohammad Nazrul Islam; Best Crop Grower award was given to Abu Chayed Rubel; Best Vegetable Farmer was won by Mohammad Badu Mia; Best Cattle Farmer award was given to Mohammad Abul Hasan Chowdhury Sagar; Best fruit gardener was received by Mohammad Matiur Rahman.
Best Social / Cooperative Agriculture award was presented to Dr Mohammad Raihan (PAA) and the best person contributing to agricultural education was given to Mohammad Jahangir Alam Shah.
The award ceremony was hosted by film stars Ferdous and Purnima. The event showcased star-studded performances by actress Mahiya Mahi, Mehazabien Chowdhury, Nadiya, Chandni, Sinthiya, and Barish Haque. Folk singer Momtaz Begum also performed at the program. The event was aired live on Deepto TV at 4 pm.