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NCML and FICCI Releases 11th Edition of India Commodity Year Book 2020

Dr. Lakshmi Unnithan
Dr. Lakshmi Unnithan

The NCML (National Collateral Management Services Limited) released the 11th Edition of the India Commodity Year Book 2020. The guest of honour was Mr Ramesh Chand, NITI AYOG, Government of India. He unveiled the book in presence of Sanjeev Kumar Chadha, MD, Agricultural Marketing Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd (NAFED) and other eminent dignitaries. 

This year marked the First instance where all the contributors to the book are in-house and part of the NCML Family, highlighting the company’s strength in research and analytics. The book edited by Sanjay Kaul, Chairman, NCML covers four broad themes – the present commodity space, the recent initiatives in technology and innovation in agriculture, the new emerging areas and the critical theme of managing commodity risk. The content is relevant to all policy makers, researchers, academicians, commodity market participants, traders, distributors, processors, importers and exporters. Even a general reader interested in the commodity and agriculture space will find the book useful.

This book included major topics like increasing farmer’s income, remote sensing, GIS applications in agriculture, transforming the agriculture supply chain through technology and innovation, organic farming in India and the state of agritech starts ups in the country. Another critical subject on which the book sheds light is Managing Commodity risk-which talks about both the pre as well as post harvest risks faced by farming community and mitigating factors present in the country.

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