Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore campus is organizing an International Conference on Agro Food Processing from August 16 - 21, 2016 in collaboration with CIRDAP & SAC Bangladesh and MSSF Chennai. 

Program Schedule

  • August18
  • August19
Inaugural Session
8.45Hrs Registration
9.00Hrs Arrival of Chief Guest
9.05Hrs Welcome Remarks Dr. Raghu Raman, Chairman, Amrita School of Business
9.15Hrs Agro Processing as Key to Rural Development in CMCs Mr. Tevita Boseiwaqa Taginavulau, Director General, CIRDAP
9.30Hrs SAARC Agriculture Centre - its initiatives on Food and Poverty Alleviation Dr. S.M. Bokhtiar, Director, SAARC Agriculture Centre
9.45Hrs Inaugural Speech Dr. K. Sankaran, Registrar, Amrita University, Chief Guest
10.00Hrs Vote of Thanks Dr. Tayan Gurung, Senior Program Specialist, SAARC Agriculture Centre
10.15Hrs Tea Break
Technical Session - I: Country Presentations
Country Set A
10.30Hrs Opening remarks by the Chairman
Country Paper Presentations of Set A
10.40Hrs Afghanistan
10.55Hrs Bangladesh
11.10Hrs Bhutan
11.25Hrs India
11.50Hrs Discussion
12.00Hrs Closing by the Chairman
Country Paper Presentations of Set B
12.10Hrs Opening remarks by the Chairman
12.20Hrs Maldives
12.35Hrs Nepal
12.50Hrs Pakistan
13.05Hrs Sri Lanka
13.20Hrs Closing by the Chairperson
13.30Hrs Lunch
Technical Session – II: Agro-processing and Rural Development in SE Asia
14.30Hrs Agro-processing and Rural Development in SE Asia - Dr. Vasanthi Rajendran, Director ICD & Training CIRDAP
14.45Hrs Thailand Experience on Agro-Processing: OTOP - Expert from Thailand
15.00Hrs Discussion
15.15Hrs Agro-processing and Product - Expert from MARDI, Malaysia Development for Livelihood Enhancement
15.30Hrs Discussion
15.45Hrs Tea/Coffee Break
16.00Hrs Agro-processing Technologies -Expert from Indonesia in Indonesia
16.15Hrs Discussion
16.30Hrs Closing by Chairman
16.40Hrs Screening of Embracing the World
19.30Hrs Conference Dinner


Dr. Sanjay Banerji
Professor Emeritus,
Amrita School of Business,
Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.


Event Details
2016-08-16 09:00 to 2016-08-21 17:00