Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Seminar Details

23 Aug 2017
  • Report Launch :

    Release of the Report
    Organic Farming in India: Status, Issues and Way Forward

    August 23, 2017 | Juniper Hall | India Habitat Centre

    10:00 – 10:30 am : Registration and Tea/Coffee 

    10:30 – 11:30 am : Welcome Address 

    Dr. Rajat Kathuria, Director and Chief Executive, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER)


    Shri Ashish Bahuguna, Chairperson, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) 

    Special Address

    Shri Amitabh Kant, Chief Executive Officer, NITI Aayog 

    Release of the Report- “Organic Farming in India: Status, Issues and Way Forward” co-authored by Arpita Mukherjee, Souvik Dutta, Tanu M. Goyal, Avantika Kapoor and Disha Mendiratta published by Academic Foundation

    Presentation of Key Findings 

    Dr. Arpita Mukherjee, Professor, ICRIER 

    Discussion on Global Best Practices by 

    Mr. Anshu Budhraja, Chief Executive Officer, Amway India 

    11:30 – 11:45 am : Tea/Coffee Break 

    11:45 am – 12:45 pm : Panel Discussion on “Organic Farming in India: Challenges and Prospects 


    Shri Siraj Hussain, Visiting Senior Fellow, ICRIER 


    Dr. Krishan Chandra, Director, National Centre of Organic Farming (NCOF) 

    Prof. Anwarul Hoda, Chair Professor, ICRIER’s Trade Policy and WTO Research Programme 

    Mr. Bejon Misra, Founder Head, Safe Medicines India & International Consumer Policy Expert 

    Mr. Manoj Kumar Menon, Executive Director, International Competence Centre for Organic Agriculture (ICCOA); and Vice President, IFOAM Asia (South Korea) 

    Mr. Wojciech Dziworski, Counsellor – Trade & Economic Affairs, Delegation of the European Union to India 

    12:45 – 01:15 pm : Question and Answer 

    01:15 – 01:20 pm : Vote of Thanks 

    Ms. Avantika Kapoor, Research Assistant, ICRIER 

    01:20 pm onwards : Lunch 

  • Place : New Dehi
  • Venue : Juniper Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road


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