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Government to now hold Mega Food Event from 3rd to 5th Nov 2023

Government to now hold Mega Food Event from 3rd to 5th Nov 2023

Recent roundtable with Embassies and High Commissions in India on the activities related to the Mega Food Event 2023 Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI), Anita Praveen chaired a roundtable interaction with Foreign Missions

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Government recognises need to support development of cold chain industry 

Government recognises need to support development of cold chain industry 

Manoj Ahuja, Secretary (Agriculture) inaugurates one-day India Cold Chain Conclave Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, along with PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PHDCCI) in association with National Centre for Cold Chain Development (NCCD)

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Centre names new integrated food security scheme as Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana

Centre names new integrated food security scheme as Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana

Central government to spend more than Rs 2 lakh crore in 2023 as food subsidy under NFSA and other welfare schemes The Cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi had approved new integrated food security

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Agricultural & processed food products exports up by 16% in April-Nov FY 22-23

Agricultural & processed food products exports up by 16% in April-Nov FY 22-23

74% percent of total export target for 2022-23 achieved in eight months The exports of agricultural and processed food products rose by 16 percent in the eight months (April-November) of the current Financial Year (FY)

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Govt takes steps to ensure use of Geographical Indication (GI) of honey

Govt takes steps to ensure use of Geographical Indication (GI) of honey

GI tagging of honey to help consumers get quality products of desired traits and assuring authenticity A meeting on application and use of Geographical Indication (GI) of honey was organised recently, under the chairmanship of

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Mega Food Event to put specific focus on promoting millets from 16 to 18 October, 2023

Mega Food Event to put specific focus on promoting millets from 16 to 18 October, 2023

Roundtable of Secretary, M/o Food Processing Industries with Central Ministries and Government Departments on activities related to IYOM & Mega Food Event 2023 Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI), Anita Praveen chaired a roundtable

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Maharashtra State Fisheries Department (Region Nashik) conducts session on Tilapia trade

Maharashtra State Fisheries Department (Region Nashik) conducts session on Tilapia trade

Amod Ashok Salgaonkar, Co-founder & Chief Operating Officer of A2S2 Enterprises was called as a Special Speaker Department of Fisheries, Government of Maharashtra (Region Nashik) organised a special lecture for its department officials on “International

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MoFPI holds discussions around upcoming Mega Food Event in Oct 2023

MoFPI holds discussions around upcoming Mega Food Event in Oct 2023

Envisaged on a much larger scale than the event earlier organised by the Ministry Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) recently chaired a roundtable interaction with Resident Commissioners (RCs) to apprise the Ministry’s plan

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India pushes export of citrus varieties from North Eastern Region

India pushes export of citrus varieties from North Eastern Region

Consignment of Hatkora (citrus) from Mizoram exported to London As a part of its strategy to give a boost to the export of organic agricultural products of Mizoram and North Eastern Region (NER), Centre through Agricultural

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CUTS International raises concerns on proposed Indian Nutrition Rating display on food labels

CUTS International raises concerns on proposed Indian Nutrition Rating display on food labels

Thousands of other relevant stakeholders are vehemently opposing the draft regulation in the present format CUTS International has written to Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and also personally handed over a written