Sharad Pawar Inaugurates ASEAN- India Agri Expo in New Delhi – 2nd ASEAN-India Ministerial Meeting on Agriculture & Forestry in New Delhi
The Union Agriculture Minister Shri Sharad Pawar inaugurated the ASEAN-India Agri Expo along with Ministers and representatives of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries.
The Exposition has been organized concurrently with the Second ASEAN-India Ministerial Meeting on Agriculture and Forestry meeting to showcase technologies of the region to further promote and intensify cooperation between India and ASEAN nations in agriculture, forestry and allied sectors.
The three-day event jointly organized by the ICAR and the Confederation of Indian Industry is being attended by Ministers and senior officials of the ASEAN nations and India with a view to collaborate more effectively for greater utilization of resources in agriculture, industries and trade.
The Expo displays exhibits from different Indian institutes such as the test kit for detection of antibiotic residues in milk at dairy farm and new colour based test for anionic detergent in milk developed by the National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal. Exhibits from institutes of ASEAN countries are also on display at the Expo.