Theme : Enhancing Farmers’ income through Organic Marketing


Day 3- 20.01.2019
Session VIIProcessing as vehicle for millet promotion-Issues & challenges10:10AM to 11:30AM
 ChairmanSmt. Pushpa Subrahmanyam, IAS, Secretary, MoFPI
 Co-ChairmanDr Raghava Rao, Director, CFTRI
 RapporteursDr Asha Kawatra, Dean, CCS-HAU, Hisar
  Dr Suresha K B, Scientist, CoE on Small Millets, UAS, Bengaluru
10:10AM to 10:25AMGaps and status on primary and secondary processing technologies in milletsDr N G Malleshi, Former Head, CFTRI
10:25AM to 10:40AMValue chain on millets: Food processing as a vehicle for demand creationDr B Dayakar Rao, IIMR
10:40AM to 10:55AMExport prospects of value added millet productsDr Tarun Bajaj, APEDA
10:55AM to 11:05AMProcessing gaps as realized by startupMrSai Krishna Poppuri, M/s Fountain foods, Hyderabad
11:00AM to 11:15AMMarket for Extruded productsMrsDibya Jyothi, M/s Ridgeland Technologies, Hyd.
11:15AM to 11:20AMNovel products from milletsMr Raju Bhupathi, M/s M for Millets, Hyderabad
11:20AM to 11:30AMQ&A SessionChair &Co chair
Session VIII Role of Governments, Multilateral Agencies and the Private Sector in Millet Promotion 11:40AM to13:30PM
 ChairmanDr Ashok Dalwai, IAS, CEO, NRAA
 Co-ChairmanDr SK Malhotra, AC, GoI, DAC &FW
 RapporteursDr Hari Prasanna, PS, IIMR
  Dr Pahil VS, Consultant, DAC &FW
11:40AM to 12:00PMNational Mission on Millets of India-Mission goals and International year of MilletsDr SK Malhotra, AC, DAC&FW, GoI
12:00PM to 12:15PMState Mission on MilletsMrSaurab Garg, Principal Secretary (Agrl), Govt of Odisha
12:15PM to 12:30PMSurging ahead in Millet promotion: Success Story of Karnataka stateDr KG Jagadeesha, Commissioner (Agrl), Govt of Karnataka
12:30PM to 12:45PMIndustry perspectives: Issues on supply chain, ecosystem and policiesMr Raj Selam, MD, M/s Shreshta Organics
12:45PM to 13:00PMPre-production and post -production issues – Britannia’s perspectiveMr Sudhir Nema, M/s Britannia Industries Ltd, Bengaluru
13:00PM to 13:15PMITC’s perspective: Expectations from Governmental interventions on millet promotion for industry take-onMr. Ganesh Sunder Raman, M/s ITC Foods Ltd., Bengaluru
13:15PM to 13:25PMAwareness Issues required for Millets promotion,Mr Prashant Kottaram, M/sSoulfull Ltd, Bengaluru
13:25PM to 13:30PMQ&A and wrap upChair and Co-Chair