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HPMI
TODAY - June 28, 2017
Initiatives to Commercialize Horticulture
  • HPMI Advisory Services: HPMI has a full fledged advisory services division to provide the advisory services to Farmers, Entrepreneurs,Corporate, Govt. Agencies.
  • HPMI Exports: HPMI has a export division to promote the export of all the horticulture produce directly or in collaboration with Punjab Markfed, Punjab (Govt. of Punjab), Agri Export Corporation (Govt. of Punjab ), U.P. State Horticulture Marketing Federation and Uttaranchal Seeds Tarai Development Corporation (Govt. of Uttaranchal).
  • HPMI- JV: HPMI has a joint venture with Nepal Govt.’s apex corporation for their commercial operation in UAE, Singapore, Malaysia, Doha, UK, Germany and China.
  • Mark Hort. Potatoes India Ltd.: A joint venture with Punjab Markfed, Govt. of Punjab for diversification. Initiatives Taken By HPMI To Commercialize Potatoes In India:
  • 2000-2001- Addressed the glut situation in Punjab and U.P. and stabilized the prices in three weeks.
  • 2001-Prepared Techno Economic feasibility report for Govt. of Punjab for Agri-Export Zone for Potatoes in Punjab.
  • 2002-Prepared Techno Economic feasibility report for Govt. of U.P. for Agri-export Zone for Potatoes in Punjab.
  • iv. 2001-2007-Organized 73 workshops in Punjab and U.P. on Variety Improvement, Pre-post- harvest management of Potatoes and Export of Potatoes.
  • 2000-2004- Promoted the CIPC technology in association with UPL for storage.
  • 2003- Promoted a Joint Venture company with Punjab Markfed to handle commercial activities.
  • 2003-Signed a MOU with U.P. State Horticulture Marketing Federation Ltd. (UP Govt.) for the export of Potatoes in U.P.
  • 2004- Imported eight mechanical potato Graders from Germany and introduced the mechanical grading concept in India for Potato Grading.
  • 2004-Assisted APEDA in organizing a International conference–cum buyer-seller meet at New Delhi After that is has become a annual event of APEDA.
  • 2004- Signed a MOU with a German Company for 1.5 Lakh MT Potato Export and started the Process of getting approval for allowing the exports from India, which was banned.
  • 2004- Visited Sri Lanka for promotion of seed Potato and table ware Potatoes and convinced the Govt. to open the import and relax the duties at par with Pakistan.
  • 2005- Invited the Hon’ble Agriculture Minister from Sri Lanka to show India's strength and perused the the approval of potato seed import from india.
  • 2005- Helped Markfed to get the approval for a state of the art Cold Store for Potatoes in Punjab costing Rs. 6.00 Cr. to demonstrate the new technologies to the Indian cold store operators.
  • 2004- Assisted the APEDA as a task force committee member for Infrastructure development for Potatoes in India and neighboring potential countries.
  • 2003- Requested the Govt. Of India to introduce the transport subsidy for potatoes exports and got success.
  • 2003- Requested the State Govt. of U.P., Punjab and West Bengal for state transport subsidy for Potato export to other states and countries and got success.
  • 2001-2007- Created awareness among processing companies about available process grade varieties.
  • 2005-2007- Launched Potato consumption Promotion in various parts of the country.