COLD CHAIN OUTREACH SUMMIT BEING ORGANIZED BY PHD CHAMBER AT GANGTOK ON 24TH MARCH FOR ITS ECONOMIC UPLIFT

COLD CHAIN OUTREACH SUMMIT BEING ORGANIZED BY PHD CHAMBER AT GANGTOK ON 24TH MARCH FOR ITS ECONOMIC UPLIFT

COLD CHAIN OUTREACH SUMMIT BEING ORGANIZED BY PHD CHAMBER AT GANGTOK ON 24TH MARCH FOR ITS ECONOMIC UPLIFT

 

 No. PR-207
March 20, 2017
New Delhi
 

COLD CHAIN OUTREACH SUMMIT BEING ORGANIZED BY PHD CHAMBER AT GANGTOK ON 24TH MARCH FOR ITS ECONOMIC UPLIFT
 

PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry will be organizing a day long Outreach Awareness Programme on Cold Chain on 24th of March 2017 at Gangtok in which host of policymakers, industry representatives and other relevant stakeholders will take part to establish cold chains in the entire northern eastern part of the country and especially in Sikkim.
 

The programme will begin at 10:00 am at Hotel Tarayana Grand, Dicheling, Gangtok, Sikkim (Near Chandmari Road) to deliberate on local issues and their relevance including consequences on possibilities of setting up of series of cold chains to prevent the wastage of food, fruit, vegetables and the like as also connect Sikkim with other prevailing cold chains in and around the country.
 

President, PHD Chamber, Mr. Gopal Jiwarajka pointed out that north east being of the critical significance, the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare including the Chamber are of the view that huge possibilities exist in the north east and particularly in Sikkim to set up series of cold chains as these would engage the produce of the farmers of this part of India as well as create additional employment opportunities for its youth.
 

It is in this backdrop that the event is being organized as it would lead to explore the potential of north east and get its economic activities connected with the rest of India because of potential factor which needs to be realized without any further delay, he added.
 

Director, PHD Chamber, Dr. Ranjeet Mehta who is organizing the event said that policy makers from central as well as state including representatives of industry would assemble to extensively discuss possibilities for series of cold chain in this part of the country for its over all economic uplift.  He added that this programme is an initiative of NCCD, Ministry of Agriculture.
 

Ends.

Koteshwar Prasad Dobhal
Consultant (PR)
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