CII all set to host AgroTech 2012
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Monday announced that the 10th edition of India's integrated Agri Fair, 'CII AgroTech 2012' will be held here from Dec 1 to 4.
CII AgroTech is India's premier biennial agro-technology and business fair with a large domestic participation and significant international presence, including 45 foreign exhibitors from 8 countries.
Punjab and Haryana are the host states, while Indian Ministry of Agriculture is supporting the event.
AgroTech 2012 will be formally inaugurated on Dec 2 by Chief Minister of Punjab Parkash Singh Badal, who will also be the Chief Guest at the Inaugural Session.
The Compound Feed Manufacturers' Association (CLFMA) of India, Fertiliser Association of India (FAI), Mehram Publications, National Federation of Cooperative Sugar Factories Limited (NFCSF), National Small Industries Corporation Limited (NSIC) and Sugar Technologists' Association of India (STAI) are the other Partners of CII AgroTech 2012.
Canada, Italian Agricultural Machinery Manufacturers Federation (UNACOMA) and Korea Agricultural Machinery Industry Cooperative (KAMICO) have set up their pavilions while companies from Germany, The Netherlands, Argentina, Spain and USA are also showcasing their products and services.
Talking about the focus of CII AgroTech 2012, Past Chairman, CII Northern Region R M Khanna said, "The need of the hour is 'Sustainable Agriculture' as growth in agriculture is important from many aspects, especially to achieve food security and nutrition security for the country."