The Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India

"The Knowledge Chamber: Serving the Nation since 1920"

AGRI & FOOD PROCESSOR CONCLAVE:
Finance - Technology - Market

About the Event

 

19 October, 2016
SKUAST- Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir

Background
 
The Food Processing sector in India is one of the largest in terms of production, consumption, export and growth prospects. Apart from providing vital linkages between industry and agriculture it creates synergy between the two and has potential for providing jobs in far flung areas of India. Moreover it is well known fact that a significance proportion of the agriculture produce get wasted during transition from place of production to consumption as well as during storage. Realizing significance of Food processing sector, Ministry of Food processing Industries, Government of India has accorded priority to its development with a number of schemes for Infrastructure development, fiscal relief and incentives. Through all these measure, efforts are to encourage commercialization and value addition to agriculture produce, minimize post harvest wastage, generate employment and boost exports of processed food.
 
It is evident in fast changing macro-economic environment as well as markets, staying up dated on technology front provides an edge in the competitive market. Therefore, food processing sector in India requires technology up-gradation to tap global markets as well as strengthening its position in domestic market. However this sector is dominated by large number of SMEs who requires finance to meet their modernization demands. On the other hand there are technology providers, innovators and financial institutions that are looking for buyers of their technologies and financial services. Creating a platform where Food SMEs, technology providers, banks, government officials etc. interacts for providing boost to the growth of food processing sector will be apt for growth.
 
To address this subject matter of national importance, ASSOCHAM proposes to hold an event on “AGRI & FOOD PROCESSOR CONCLAVE: Finance, Technology, & Marketon October 19, 2016 at SKUAST- Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir. The Conclave will see participation of stakeholders from Food Processing Value Chain namely bankers, technology providers, farmers producers organizations, self-help groups, retails companies, etc. The Conclave will also take a look at technology trends, finance and lending, inter-alignment of food trade, faster automated processing & packaging, training programs and education towards skilled resources, future prospects and insights on stated and implied requirements and needs of linking all these activities with market.
 
 
Objectives
 
The conclaves will focus on the food processing sector in Jammu & Kashmir with a view to increase business opportunities and investments by meeting the following objectives: 

For more details please contact: 

Dr. Ombeer S Tyagi Tel- 011-46550584 Email: ombeer.tyagi@assocham.com
Ms Shikha Dutta Tel- 011 46550569 Mobile: 09560514856 Email: shikha.dutta@assocham.com
Mr. Nitesh Sinha Tel: 011-46550566 Mobile: 09968388144 Email: nitesh.sinha@assocham.com

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