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Krishi Jagran To Host Live Session on “Pulses to Empower Youth in Achieving Sustainable Seed Production, Distribution & Agri-Food System”

According to an estimate, by the year 2050, about 320 lakh tonnes of pulses will be required. Therefore, it is important to Focus on increasing the pulses production to bridge the gap between demand and supply.

Shivani Meena
List of Global Speakers
List of Global Speakers

Pulses have a long history since they have been a major source of human and animal nourishment for over ten thousand years. However, their significance was defined when, as a result of hunger, poverty, and food scarcity, the world's worry grew to reach the new aims to feed a mass population via a nutritious, hygienic, and appropriate diet.

With an annual output of more than 23 million metric tonnes, India is the world's leading producer of pulses. India produces 25% of the world's pulses, consumes 27% of them, and imports 14%. The country's pulse production has climbed from 140 lakh tonnes to 240 lakh tonnes in the previous five to six years, thanks to the persistent efforts of farmers, scientists, and the farmer-friendly policies of the central government. We must now consider future needs as well.

World Pulses Day this year will be celebrated for the fourth time on February 10th 2022 (Thursday) with the theme, "Pulses to empower youth in achieving sustainable agrifood systems”. Keeping in mind the above context and to support UN's theme of this year's World Pulses Day,  Krishi Jagran is organizing a live session on "Pulses to Empower Youth in Achieving Sustainable Seed Production, Distribution & Agri-Food System". This session will take place on February 10th, 2022 at 2:00 P.M.

You can join the session through Krishi Jagran's Official Facebook Page.

List of Eminent Speakers

Below is the list of the eminent speakers who will grace the discussion and share their wisdom on the occasion of World Pulses Day:

  • Dr Ashok Dalwai (Chief Guest) - Chief Executive Officer, National Rainfed Area Authority (NRAA), Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India.

  • Avinash Dangi - Tarkari Naturals, Indore, Madhya Pradesh

  • Vijay Sardana- Advocate SC & NGT, Techno-Legal & Techno-comm., Expert in economic Matter Corporate Governance Advisor & Trainer

  • Dr Madhaiyaan Angumuthu (IAS), Chairman, Agricultural and Processed Food Products Exports Development Authority (APEDA)

  • Sudhakar Tomar President - India Middle East Agro Trade Industry & Investment Forum (IMEA-TIIF), Founding member, Global Pulse confederation, and DMCC Food Trade Group, Board Member- Food Security Committee Multi Nations Business Task Force.

  • Cindy Doane Brown - President of Global Pulse Confederation, President & co-owner at Chipppewa Valley Bean & Doanne Ltd.

  • Dr Shivendra Bajaj- Executive Director, Federation of Seed Industry of India

  • Dinesh Chauhan- Vice President - New Initiative, DeHaat, Gurgaon, Haryana

  • Dr Pankaj Tyagi- General Manager- Production, National Seeds Corporation Limited

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