NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, along with PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PHDCCI) in association with National Centre for Cold Chain Development (NCCD) as a knowledge partner, organised a one-day exhibition and conference as ‘India Cold Chain Conclave’, in New Delhi recently.
The conference was organised with the objective of bringing together all the stakeholders on one common platform where they can contribute thoughts and ideas for the growth of industry in a sustainable manner and to explore ways of reducing post-harvest losses with relevant technologies.
An exhibition was also organised concurrently to demonstrate innovations and excellence in cold chain sector by industry leaders.
The conclave and exhibition was inaugurated by Manoj Ahuja, Secretary, Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. He said that the Ministry of Agriculture recognised the importance of the cold chain industry in ensuring food safety, reducing food waste and increasing the shelf life of perishable products and it had set up an extensive outlay of policies and programmes to give strength to this sector.
During the conclave, approval of the product specific horticulture clusters in various parts of the country under the Horticulture Cluster Development Programme of MoA&FW was accorded.
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