Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Seminar Details

19 Dec 2013

Release of Report

Food Processing Industry in India 
Unleashing the Potential of the Non-alcoholic Beverage Sector 

Date:  December 19, 2013
Venue: Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre

Programme

09:30 am – 10am Registration and Tea/ Coffee
10 am – 10:45 am Inaugural Session

Chair: Dr. Isher Judge Ahluwalia, Chairperson, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER)

Welcome Address: Shri S. R. Goenka, President, Indian Beverage Association 

Key Note Address: Shri Sharad PawarHon’ble Union Minister of Agriculture, Food Processing Industries, Government of India

Release of Report: Hon’ble Minister, Shri Sharad Pawar

Food Processing Industry in India: Unleashing the Potential of the Non-alcoholic Beverage Sector 

Authors: Arpita Mukherjee, Debolina Mukherjee, Deboshree Ghosh and Divya Satija 

Publisher: Academic Foundation, New Delhi

Vote of Thanks: Mr. Sanu Kapila, Academic Foundation

10:45 am – 11 am Tea/ Coffee break
11 am – 12 noon Chair: Shri Saumitra ChaudhuriMember, Planning Commission, Government of India

Presentation of the Report: Dr. Arpita Mukherjee, Professor, ICRIER

Food Processing Industry in India: Unleashing the Potential of the Non-alcoholic Beverage Sector

Discussants:

Shri Ajay Shankar, Member Secretary, National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC)

Dr. Ashok Gulati, Chairman, Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices
 

12 noon – 1:15 pm Panel Discussion on 

Contribution of the non-alcoholic beverage sector to the Indian Economy 

Chair: Shri Pankaj Agrawala, Secretary, Department of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Government of India.

Panelists:

Shri Deepak JollyVP – Public Affairs Communications, Coca Cola India & SWA. 

Shri Vivek Bharati, Executive Director – India Region, PepsiCo India

Shri K. K. Chutani, Head, Foods Business and Executive Vice-President, Dabur India Ltd.

Shri Asitava Sen, Senior Director & Head – Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory, Rabo India Finance Limited

Shri Debashish Mukherjee, Partner, A. T. Kearney Limited

1:15 pm Lunch

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