IEP CHANDIGARH JULY 03, 2022
A five-member delegation from Haryana Government led by Cooperation Minister, Dr. Banwari Lal, including MLA, Sh. Deepak Mangla, Chairman, HAFED, Sh. Kailash Bhagat, Managing Director, HAFED, Sh. A. Sreenivas, Deputy Secretary, Cooperation Department, Smt. Shivjeet Bharti, General Manager, HAFED looking after the Procurement and Warehousing operations, Sh. Arun Kumar Ahuja is on its visit to Italy and Germany.
During the visit, the delegation will study the procurement system of food grains and exploring emerging technologies related to agri-warehousing and Silos for storage of food grains and have business meetings with the intended importers of food grains.
Divulging more details in this regard Cooperation Minister, Dr. Banwari Lal informed that the Government of India has emphasized to store wheat in scientifically covered storage space only. Due to the paucity of covered traditional storage space, Silo is a safe, economical and profitable way. The Silos are designed to achieve the optimal utilization of land and better preservation of food grains for a longer period of time without affecting its quality.
The delegation along with Ms. T. Ajungla Jamir, Consulate General of India at Milan, Italy visited silo technology manufacturing centres in Northern Italy today to explore areas of cooperation in setting up similar structures in Haryana, informed the Cooperation Minister.
The Haryana State Cooperative Supply and Marketing Federation Limited (HAFED) under the leadership of Dr. Banwari Lal Cooperation Minister is committed to serve the farmers of the State by doing value addition in its services. In its attempt to move ahead in this direction the high-level delegation on its visit to Italy and Germany is committed to serve the farmers of the state by sharing with them the latest techniques being used by the developed countries for their farming communities.