The Government of Jharkhand, as a part of its endeavour to develop agriculture sector in the state and with a view to provide a focused platform to the prospective investors in the agriculture and food processing sector, is organising “Global Agriculture & Food Summit 2018” in association with FICCI in Ranchi on 29th and 30th November 2018.
While inaugurating the run up to the summit in Delhi today, Raghubar Das, Chief Minister of Jharkhand said that one of the objectives of the Global Agriculture & Food Summit 2018 is to double the farmers’ income by 2022 and to make Jharkhand, a food processing hub in eastern India through introduction of new technologies in agriculture and allied sectors.
Addressing the industry gathering, Das also highlighted the opportunities in horticulture, floriculture, milk processing, fisheries, meat and meat products in the state and appealed the industry to invest and reap the benefits.
Sudhir Tripathi, Chief Secretary, Government of Jharkhand emphasised on the opportunities for the food processing industry in Jharkhand and various programmes, schemes, projects and policies that are being implemented successfully by the government to make the state an ideal destination for investments in agriculture and allied sectors.
Pooja Singhal, Secretary, Department of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry & Cooperative, Government of Jharkhand, in her presentation highlighted the conducive environment and presence of immense opportunities for agriculture and allied sector in the state.
Vinay Kumar Choubey, Secretary, Industries, Government of Jharkhand, informed the investors about the investor-friendly food and food processing policies of the Government of Jharkhand which offers attractive incentives to the investors in these industries.
Existing investors having their presence in the state shared their experience along with sharing the possible investment opportunities in agriculture, food processing and allied sectors in the state.