Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Punjab govt constitutes Advisory Panel to promote investment in food processing sector

To further woo investment in the food processing sector in the state, the Punjab Government today issued a notification to constitute an advisory committee.

Disclosing this here, Spokesperson of Punjab Government said that as per the notification Punjab Food Processing Minister will be the Chairman of this committee, Chairman Punjab Agro Industries Corporation, Chairman Milkfed Punjab and Chairman Markfed are the Non-Official members of this committee. He said that Additional Chief Secretary (Development), Principal Secretary Department of Finance, Principal Secretary Department of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Principal Secretary Department of Animal Husbandry, Principal Secretary Department of Industries & Commerce, Principal Secretary Punjab Bureau of Investment Promotion (PBIP) are Official Members of this committee.

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Informing about the organizational structure further, the Spokesman said that Dr. A.R Sharma CMD Ricela Health Foods Ltd., Mr. Piara Lal Seth State President, Punjab Pradesh Beopar Mandal, Mr. Ajay Kumar Kohinoor Agro Foods, , Mr. Narinder Goyal N.K. Agro Products Pvt. Ltd. , Mr. Vijay Garg Shiva Poultry Equipments , Jagat Mohan Aggarwal Pioneer Industry Ltd , Mr. Anoop Bector M/s Bector & Bakes Best Food Ltd , Mr. Bhavdeep Sardana Senior Vice President and CEO M/s Sukhjit Starch and Chemicals Ltd  and Mr. Sachit Madan CEO M/s Technico Agri Sciences Ltd are appointed as Non-Official Member of this committee. Apart from this Mission Director & Special Secretary Food Processing, Punjab will include as Member Convener of this committee. He said that according to the terms and conditions, the committee will meet at least once in two months to identify probable projects for new investment.

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