Agribusiness Opportunities and Supportive Government Schemes

Agribusiness Opportunities and Supportive Government Schemes
Scope for Agribusiness in Maharashtra: Maharashtra is blessed with varied climatic conditions and it has eight Agro-climatic zones with different Soil Types. The state has taken many far-sighted policy initiatives, leading to better management of farm resources as well as crop diversification under National Horticulture Mission-NHM. Similarly, for the production of high value Horticulture Crops, promotion of Market Linkages and Processing Facilities bringing substantial Horticulture area under Micro-Irrigation with a strong Traceability System for Export of Fresh Fruits & Vegetables to European Union and the other countries.

Maharashtra has always taken initiative in adoption of the latest Agricultural Technologies. Maharashtra has taken a lead for Horticulture Development, Value Addition and Export of Horticulture & Agriculture Produce. Considering the above facts, there is ample scope for Agri-Food Business, e.g. Import of Crop Planting Material, Establishment of Nursery for Planting Material, Development of Tissue culture Laboratories, Vegetable Seed production programme, Plantation of Fruit Crops, Farm Developments, Input Production, Farm Implements, Establishment of Post Harvest Facilities like Pack House, Pre-Cooling, Cold Storage, Ripening Chambers, Agri. Processing, Water Storage Structures - Farm Ponds, Micro Irrigation and Export of Fruits and Vegetables. The Govt. of Maharashtra as well as Govt. of India provides financial assistance / support to Farmers for New Concepts, Quality Production, Value Addition and Exports. 


MCCIA receives a lot of enquiries about ‘Agribusiness areas’ from the beginners and new entrepreneurs, who wants to understand how to successfully start an Agribusiness venture. Considering this need, MCCIA has organized a Seminar on ‘Agribusiness Opportunities and Supportive Government Schemes’ at MCCIA.


Topic/Content:   Hi-tech Agriculture Technologies, Import of Crop Planting Material, Nursery for Planting Material, Development of Tissue culture Laboratories, Vegetable Seed production, Plantation of Fruit Crops, Farm Implements, Production of Agri. Inputs like, Seeds, Pesticides, Micronutrients, Fertilizers, Organic Fertilizers & Pesticides, Botanical & Herbal Pesticides, Growth Promoter etc. The programme will also cover other important areas like Marketing of Agri. Produce, Development of Resource Persons & Crop Consultancy, Development of Agri. Farm Infrastructures like Pack Houses, Pre-Cooling Chambers, Cold Storages, Ripening Chambers, Agri & Food Processing facilities, Water Storage Structures - Farm Ponds, Micro Irrigation Methods (Drip & Sprinklers) and Exports of Fruits & Vegetables etc.


For Whom:  The programme is suitable for Agribusiness people, Agri-Inputs Manufacturers, Entrepreneurs, Farmers, Progressive Farmers who wants to start a new Agribusiness; Architects, Engineers, Contractors & Facility Providers; Agri.-Importers, Grower-Exporters, Deemed Exporters, Consultants, Advisors, Business Service Providers; Absentee Landlords; Beginners, Students of Agriculture & Technology disciplines and related stake holders.


Faculty: Mr. Govind Hande, M.Sc. (Agri.) a Former Sr. Technical Officer and State Authority for Phyto Sanitary Certification for Agri Exports, Department of Agriculture, Govt. of Maharashtra who has more than 34 years experience in various Govt. Schemes, Agri Export Certifications, Quality Regulation for Exports and APEDA’s Procedural Compliance etc.


The details of the seminar are as follows:

Day & Date                        :  Saturday, 30th June 2018

Time                                     :  3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. (Pls. reach the venue by 2.45 p.m.)

Venue                                   :  Ogale Hall, MCCIA, Main Building Tilak Road, Near Swargate, Pune -2

Fees*                                     :  Rs. 600 + Rs. 108 GST = Rs. 708/- (per person for MCCIA Member)

                                                :  Rs. 800 + Rs. 144 GST = Rs. 944/- (per person for Non-Member)

   (For MCCIA Members, the Membership Number is required)(*Please carry exact amount)


Registration: Prior Registration is necessary. Rush your entries. Limited seats; Registration will be accepted on first-come-first-serve basis. Please register your name preferably online on (Events Section) or send your nominations by Email to Mr. Yashodhan Jatar, Executive on Email ID - MCCIA Tilak Road Office, Pune. Please mention Name of the Person, Name of Company, and Contact Number & Email ID in your email. Last Date for Registration – 29th June 2018. On the Spot or Telephonic registrations will be not be accepted. Late & Free entry will not be allowed; No Refund Policy. Right of Admission is reserved by MCCIA.


6/30/2018 3:00 PM - 6/30/2018 6:00 PM
Ogale conference hall,
Near Swargate
MCCIA, Tilak Road, Pune 411016 India

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