Agri marketing

Conclave Session: Agri marketing ImageName

November 14, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Seminar Hall: Baitarani

Key Objectives
  • Focus on development of agri-marketing channels and facilitation of trading through electronic platforms.
  • To develop partnerships in contract farming, setting up of private market yards and wholesale markets under the amended APMC Act and related policies
What to expect

The Agri-marketing session will give an overview of what Agri Marketing sector in Odisha is currently offering and the future opportunities. The other highlights will be the key initiatives taken by the Government in creating an enabling environment for development of agri-marketing channels, opportunities for private market yards and wholesale markets and the upcoming Warehouse Receipts Act. 

Seminar is divided into three panel discussions on key issues such as:
Panel Discussion I : Contract Farming: Creating a win-win situation (Focused commodities: Maize & cotton)Duration – (30 minutes)

Session will be chaired by
Dr. Ashok Dalwai, IAS
Chief Executive Officer, National Rainfed Area Authority (NRAA)

Panel Discussion 2: Creating Market Linkages for Agricultural Produce with focus on Produce from Tribal areas (Focused basket of commodities: Mango, sweet potato, chilies, custard apple, pineapple, peas, tomato, potato, green coconut, turmeric, millets, aromatic rice, chironji, lemon grass, honey, black rice, etc.)Duration – (50 minutes)

Session will be chaired by
Shri Dilip Rath, IAS
Chairman National Dairy Development Board.

Panel Discussion 3: Private Sector Investment in Warehousing & Private Mandi Yards  (30 minutes)

Session will be chaired by
Dr. BB Pattanaik
Chairman, Warehousing Development and Regulatory Authority (WDRA)