GUWAHATI, Sept 27 - The Federation of Industry and Commerce of North Eastern Region (FINER), in association with the Ministry of Food Processing�Industries had organised the North East Food Processing and Technology�Summit�2015 recently at NEDFI convention centre, Guwahati.
The main objectives of the � summit was to build capacities of local entrepreneurs and industry in the Northeastern region by bringing in modern techniques to attain commercial competencies and an optimal exploitation of the vast array of exotic horticultural crops grown in the region.
Senior government officials,�both from the Centre and�the�NE States, besides national players in the�food�processing�industry attended the summit.
Entrepreneurs�from the State and from the neighbouring states of Meghalaya, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh attended the summit. Ranglal Jamuda, Secretary,�Food Processing Industries was the chief guest for the event.
RT Jindal, Additional Chief Secretary Industries & Commerce,� Government�of Assam, VB Pyarelal, Additional Chief Secretary, Agriculture, Power, Panchayat & Rural Development and�Swapnanil Baruah, Commissioner, Industries and Commerce department were also present.
The summit covered some important sessions related to food processing in the North- east region � technological prospects, processed food-finance and marketing and�success�tories of the region in the food processing industries.
In the first session of the summit, discussion on the�food processing in the North-east region-technological prospects was held, while in the second session, a discussion on�processed products-finance and marketing�took place. The third and final session of the summit was on�success stories of the North-east.