Chennai-based mostly APM Terminal India has bagged CII Chilly Chain Awards 2021 for fantastic effectiveness in chilly storage, when other awardees contain Adani Agri Refreshing, Chilly Guy Warehousing and Distribution, Magnus Farm Refreshing, Aimijay Agri Refreshing and SK Chilly Storage.
Saying the awards on Thursday, CII reported that it has introduced the Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) as a independent segment for the awards from this year to persuade this most vital segment of the agri provide chain.
Tamil Nadu Banana Producer Company received the award for fantastic effectiveness between the FPOs. At the identical time, Vizhuthugal Agricultural Farmers Producer Company, Hunagunda Horticulture FPC, Shri Amaranarayana Horticulture FPC, Amrita Dhara Milk Producer Marketing and advertising Cooperative Modern society and Gaukaran FPC are a couple other individuals who also obtained the awards.
This year, the jury for the awards was chaired by Ashok Dalwai, CEO of Countrywide Rainfed Location Authority and co-chaired by Pawanexh Kohli, previous CEO of Countrywide Centre for Chilly Chain Development.
“A very well-made sustainable chilly chain community will aid in the reduction of wastage, make improvements to worth addition, boost crop diversification, be certain better return to the farmers, and also address vital troubles of food security and food inflation,” Amrit Lal Meena, special secretary (logistics) in Ministry of Commerce reported when addressing a plenary session, organised by CII.
Making certain delivery by means of multi-modal logistics is vital to improve the put up-harvest administration throughout all the provide chain touchpoints, reported B Thiagarajan, controlling director of Blue Star.
P Ravichandran, president of Danfoss Industries, reported that an efficient chilly provide chain would also straight effects the financial state. “Refrigerated provide-chain logistics is vital in direction of achieving sustainable advancement ambitions of clean up climate and is a critical enabler for achieving the five trillion-dollar financial state,” reported Ravichandran, who is also chairman of CII Activity Power on Write-up-Harvest and Logistics.