horticulture Produce Management Institute
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HPMI
TODAY - June 28, 2017
HPMI COMMERCIAL WING

Self- sustainable ventures of HPMI to promote Agri-ventures for demonstration to agripreneures and generate revenue for the activities of HPMI

COLLABORATIONS/STRATEGICAL TIE-UPS:

  • Joint venture agreement dated 09th December, 2002 with Punjab Markfed, Govt. of Punjab which was converted into a JV Company called Mark Hort Potatoes India Ltd.
  • MOU dated 21st April,2001 with M/S Century Trading LLC, Doha for export of foodstuff to Doha.
  • MOU dated 04th September, 2002 with M/S Food Freshly GmbH, Germany for marketing of fruit & vegetable processing technologies and equipments in India.
  • MOU dated 30th May,2002 with PAGREXCO, Govt. of Punjab for export of fruits & vegetables and other foodstuff from Punjab.
  • MOU dated 12th December, 2002 with M/S Cyelon Overseas Ltd, Sri Lanka for the export of Onions, Potatoes and foodstuff to Sri Lanka.
  • MOU dated 5th December, 2002 with U.P State Marketing Federation Ltd. Govt. of U.P. for the sale of agri-inputs, procurement of agriculture produce and exports.
  • MOU dated 27th June, 2002 with National Seeds Corporation, Govt. of India for the Marketing of Seed Potatoes and other seeds.
  • MOU dated 12th November, 2001 with M/S Fortuna Vegfru Ltd for exports of Mangoes from U.P.
  • MOU dated 6th August, 2004 with U.P. State Horticulture Marketing Federation Ltd. Govt. of U.P. for implementing food mart project in U.P. which expired in 2009 and renewal is under process.
  • MOU dated 15th December, 2004 with UA seeds & Tarai Development Corporation Ltd. Govt. of Uttaranchal for the marketing of agri-inputs and procurement of marketable surplus and retail business in Uttaranchal State.
  • MOU dated 9th July, 2006 with STC, Nepal .Govt. of Nepal for International Business in Nine countries.
  • MOU with The Oriental Insurance Co. Ltd for Rural Insurance in India on 12th June, 2008.
  • MOU with ND University Of Agriculture & Technology, Kumarganj, Faizabad for setting up a AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT CENTER at KVK, Haidergarh, Barabanki, U.P. on 25th February, 2009.
  • MOU with Indian Oil Corporation Ltd on 25th February, 2010 for setting up retail food chain in U.P. and Uttarakhand.
  • Joint venture with Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel University of Agriculture & Technology, Modipuram.
  • MOU with Central Avian Research Institute, Izzat Nagar, Bareilly for promoting commercial Quail farming .
  • Association with Central Poultry Development Organization, Chandigarh for country Chicken and organic eggs promotion and capacity building programs in Poultry.

HPMI’S INITIATIVES TO COMMERCIALIZE POTATOES :

  • 2000-2001 - Addressed the Glut situation in Punjab & U.P.
  • 2001-2002 - Conceptualized AEZ for Potatoes in India and prepared TEFR for Punjab & U.P
  • 2001-2007 - Organized 73 workshops/seminar on Pre & Post harvest Management of Potatoes.
  • 2003- Promoted a JV company with Punjab Markfed.
  • 2002- Formulated the subsidy schemes for Potato export from U.P, Punjab & WB.
  • 2000-2004 - Promoted CIPC technologies in India.
  • 2003 - Signed a MOU with HOFED (Govt. of U.P.) for export of Potatoes from U.P.
  • 2003 - Introduced the mechanical grading of Potatoes by Importing eight machines.
  • 2004- Signed a MOU with a German Company for export of Potatoes to Germany.
  • 2004-2005 - Assisted APEDA in breaking the ice for export of seed potatoes from India to Sri Lanka by coordinating the entire procedure and protocol.
  • 2004 - As a member, APEDA’s TASK FORCE committee for infrastructure development.
  • 2000-2008 - Consumption Promotion of Potatoes by organizing exhibitions, seminar etc.
  • 2008 -Technical collaboration for organizing International conference in West Bengal with ICC.
  • 2010- Technical collaboration for organizing International conference in West Bengal with ICC.
  • 2011- Exported 3500 MT Potatoes to Russia.

COMMERCIAL ASSIGNMENTS UNDERTAKEN BY HPMI:

  • TEFR on AEZ for Potatoes in U.P. for DOH&FP, Govt. of U.P.
  • TEFR on AEZ for Potatoes in Punjab for Punjab Markfed.
  • TEFR on AEZ for Mangoes in U.P.(LKO AREA) for DOH&FP, Govt. of U.P.
  • TEFR on AEZ for Mangoes in U.P.(SHN AREA) for DOH&FP, Govt. of U.P.
  • DPR on Honey & Bee Products for Punjab Markfed.
  • DPR on AEZ for Honey and Honey Bee Products for Punjab Markfed.
  • Preparation of concept note for NHM for U.P.
  • Preparation of concept note for NHM for Punjab.
  • A integrated model of value chain for food retail in U.P for Min. of agriculture, GOI.
  • Assisted State Govt. in Policy making for potatoes in U.P, Bihar & West Bengal.
  • Trial shipments of Potatoes and other horticulture crops from U.P.
  • Trial shipments of Potatoes, Litchi, Sweet melon ,vegetables from Punjab.
  • Trial shipments of Vegetable export from Rajasthan.
  • Hand Holding for Food Freshly GmbH during 2004-2005.
  • CIPC promotion for UPL.
  • More than two hundred capacity building programs for farmers and officers in U.P and Punjab.