INDIA SHOULD EVOLVE EFFECTIVE FOOD REGULATIONS: PHD CHAMBER

INDIA SHOULD EVOLVE EFFECTIVE FOOD REGULATIONS: PHD CHAMBER

INDIA SHOULD EVOLVE EFFECTIVE FOOD REGULATIONS: PHD CHAMBER

 

No.PR-96
September 17, 2015
New Delhi

 

INDIA SHOULD EVOLVE EFFECTIVE FOOD REGULATIONS: PHD CHAMBER
 

The two-days International Food Innovation 2015 Expo & Summit under aegis of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry begin here today emphasized that India should evolve effective regulations relating to its food safety and accelerate its research and developmental expenditure to enable it further deepen and widen its agri produce and thus increase its share in global food trade.
 

Efforts should also be made by the authorities and concerned stakeholders in the agriculture sector so that India can deepen and broad base its partnership with economic of scales to facilitate transfer of advance technologies to the farmers of the land so that the agri production and India’s engagements with its foreign counterparts increase for agri exports.
 

The Summit which was inaugurated by Minister of Food & Supply, Government of NCT of Delhi Mr. Asim Ahmed Khan in which diplomats from USA and Chile and host of other countries were present under the presidency of the Chamber’s President Mr. Alok B. Shriram, Mr. Sindler observed that the larger R&D expenditure of India in its agriculture is critically important to augment its domestic produce as well exports.
 

The food safety regulations of India need to become more effective to ensure that the food safety of agriculture products increase on par with standards that prevail in economies of scale as the effective regulations are necessary to enable India produce quality crops and increase its export engagements with global economies to integrate the country with them in an effective manner.
 

Scientist ‘G’, DSIR, Ministry of Science & Technology Mr. Ashwani Gupta in his observations felt that the government of the day has begun intensive work to accelerate its agricultural production with quality grains by setting up 42 mega food parks.  Other similar steps are also been initiated to augment and increase the productivity in India’s agri products, he added.
 

Among others who participated in the Summit and expressed similar sentiments comprised Counselor for Agricultural Affairs, Foreign Agricultural Services, Embassy of USA Mr. Scott S Sindler; Trade Commissioner, Embassy of Chile Ms. Carolina Vasquez; Associate Director, SPA Capital Advisors Ltd. Project Management Agency of Government of Bihar Mr. Sanjay Gupta; President PHD Chamber Mr. Alok B. Shriram along with its Chairman of Innovation Committee Mr. S K Sarkar and Secretary General Mr. Saurabh Sanyal.
 

ENDS

Koteshwar Prasad Dobhal
Consultant (PR)