Rajasthan and it’s produces are capable of being global

Posted On Tue, February 15, 2022, 5:42 PM
Rajasthan State Agricultural Marketing Board (RSAMB) and National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM) jointly organized Workshop on Agricultural Export activities in Rajasthan
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“Rajasthan has variety of produces which have a lot of potential to export and support farmers in doubling their income as per Government of India vision. There are many produces and products which already have global recognition and presence but our emphasis should be to sensitize our farmers and stakeholder about the various processes, schemes and guidelines available to support export activities”, said Dr. Ramesh Mittal, Director, CCS NIAM as keynote speaker during Workshop on Agricultural Export activities in Rajasthan today organized at virtual platform. 

Today’s workshop was the first in the series of two workshops to be organized at Jaipur and Jodhpur for  the 400 officials of APEDA, FPOs, Spices Board, ICAR Institutions, Agriculture Department, Horticulture Department, Agriculture Universities, Progressive Farmers, Entrepreneurs, and NGOs, informed Dr. Mittal. 

During the day long workshop, senior speakers from across the country addressed the participants including Prof Ram Singh from IIFT Delhi who spoke about the Getting started in foreign trade while Dr. K. P. Wasnik, Former Additional Commissioner – Ministry of Agriculture & Farmer Welfare, Govt of India talked about Role of Government intervention and Schemes for export of Horticultural commodities and Institution facilitating international trade.

Dr. Swati  Sharma, Assistant Professor, Navsari Agri. University, Gujarat made her presentation  on Good Agricultural Practices for Global GAP farm Certification; and Mr B P Mathur, Director (Retd.), Bank of Baroda, Jaipur shared major issues in facilitating exports with respect to selection of buyers, payments, quality standards, export credit etc. 5Cs Risk in international business. He also talked about the Export-Import Management of Agri. Commodities, it’s Documentation Procedures and importance of Incoterms (R) 2020 introduced by ICC, Geneva in January 2020, LC, EIC.

Earlier, Mr. Manoj Agrawal, COO, NIAM Agro-business Incubator delivered the welcome remarks and introduced speakers of the day. He motivated all the participants to take benefit of the deliberation of the workshop for export promotion in agriculture sector from Rajasthan.

This press release is posted under categories India, Business

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