ASSOCHAM to hold conference on millet value chain in Kochi on May 12-13
Kochi, May 11 (KNN) The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) is all set to organise a conference on millet value chain in Kochi on May 12-13, 2023.
The conference is being organised in collaboration with the Kerala State Development Council, Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of Kerala, and the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development.
The theme for the two-day meet is ‘Strengthening the millets value chain’. It is being held at Gokulam Park Convention Centre.
An exhibition, food demo, and B2B and B2C meetings will also be organised alongside the conference, said a press release from ASSOCHAM.
The conference will also feature panel discussions on millet farming, strategy for area expansion and yield enhancement, exploring opportunities to harness consumer demand and promoting millets as source of essential nutrients in Kerala, State millet missions, and best practices across States.
It will be jointly inaugurated by M.B. Rajesh, Minister for Local Self-Governments and P. Prasad, Minister for Agriculture tomorrow. P. Rajeeve, Minister for Law, Industries and Coir, will deliver a special address at the valedictory session on May 13.
The programme is being organised with the support of Grant Thornton, Indian Institute of Millets Research, and Nutri Hub. (KNN Bureau)