MCCIA And NABARD To Launch Agriculture Export Facilitation Centre

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Pune, 14th May 2021: The Mahratta Chamber of Commerce Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA), in association with the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), will launch India’s first and unique Agriculture Export Facilitation Centre on 15th May 2021. This Facilitation Centre will work as a one-stop-shop for the exporters in the agricultural sector.

The Center would guide the prospective exporters on various relevant aspects through experts in areas like pesticide residue management, global gap certification, preference of potential importing countries their product choice, quality parameters, the preconditions, orchard management for export-oriented production, harvesting time and methods, quality parameters, production technology, greenhouse production, post-harvest management, packaging, the procedure to be followed at the airport, seaport and unloading at importing countries.

The Center would organize awareness programs, training programs and workshops on the related aspects. It would also organise visits to export houses for getting practical guidance and also it will plan buyer-seller meetings. It would aim to capture and share success stories with the ecosystem.

The Centre also proposes to develop a knowledge bank where activities and knowledge related to different aspects of exports would be available at the click of a button. It would provide information about APEDA’s schemes for exporters, the procedure to get APEDA support and information on Govt. of India and State Government Schemes for export promotion.

The Virtual Inauguration of Agriculture Export Facilitation Centre will be done on Saturday, 15th May 2021, at 11:30 am. Sudhir Mehta, President of MCCIA, will preside over the function. Prashant Girbane, Director General, MCCIA will share the objectives of the centre. Umeshchandra Sarangi – Chairman of, Agriculture and Agribusiness Committee, MCCIA, will deliver the Keynote Address. Dr GR Chintala, Chairman, NABARD will deliver the Inaugural Address.

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