The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the second edition of “World Food India 2023” at Bharat Mandapam, New Delhi. Union Cabinet Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Shri Parshottam Rupala and Union Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Information & Broadcasting, Dr. L. Murugan and other dignitaries attended the inauguration ceremony of World Food India 2023.
Union Cabinet Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Shri Parshottam Rupala along with Union Minister of State Dr. L. Murugan inaugurated Exhibition of Department of Fisheries pavilion at Pragati Maidan.
Both the Ministers visited 12 exhibit stalls of the Department of Fisheries pavilion and interacted with entrepreneurs. The stalls showcased a variety of fish and fishery products in canned, dried, and frozen forms, value-added products, and millet-based fish products.
Secretary of Department of Fisheries, Dr. Abhilaksh Likhi also visited the exhibition stalls organized by the Department of Fisheries at the World Food Expo and interacted with various participants today.
The Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying participated as a partner in the second edition of “World Food India 2023”. The Department also organized a technical seminar session on the topic “Global Food & Nutritional Security through Fisheries and Aquaculture”. The renowned experts discussed emerging trends, technological advancements, and sustainable practices that are revolutionizing the food sector.
The technical sessions were also held at Bharat Mandapm by eminent speakers Former Vice Chancellor, ICAR-CIFE, Mumbai, Dr. Dilip Kumar Secretary, NAAS, Former Vice Chancellor, ICAR-CIFE, Mumbai, Dr. W. S. Lakra, Director, MPEDA, Dr. M. Karthikeyan, Member Secretary, CAA, Dr. V. Kripa. President, SEAI, Shri. Jagdish V. Fofandi and Research Officer, Department of Fisheries, Dr. Prithvi Rani has delivered the speech during technical session.