The Govt. 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 & Food Processing Sector, is organising “Global Agriculture & Food Summit 2018” in association with FICCI in Ranchi on 29th & 30th November 2018.
While inaugurating the run up to the summit in Delhi on 9 October 2018, 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 sector.
Addressing the industry gathering, Das also highlighted the opportunities in Horticulture, Floriculture, Milk Processing, Fisheries, Meat & Meat products in the state of Jharkhand and appealed the industry to invest and reap the benefits.
Here, Sudhir Tripathi, Chief Secretary, Govt. of Jharkhand emphasised on the opportunities for the food processing industry in Jharkhand and various programs, schemes, projects and policies that are being implemented successfully by the Government to the make the state an ideal destination for investments in agriculture and allied sector.
Taking further, 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.
Also, Vinay Kumar Choubey, Secretary Industries, Government of Jharkhand, informed the investors about the investor-friendly Food & Feed 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 of Jharkhand shared their experience along with sharing the possible investment opportunities in Agriculture, Food Processing & allied sectors in the state. The event concluded with an interactive session with investors where face to face B2G meetings were held with the investors interested to invest in the State of Jharkhand.