June 13, 2024


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Karnataka cashew manufacturers body seeks support policy

The Karnataka Cashew Manufacturers’ Affiliation (KCMA) has urged the Federal government to occur out with a very well-intended cashew coverage to make the Point out the cashew hub of the country.

At a digital seminar on ‘Making Karnataka the cashew hub of India’, organised by the Mangaluru chapter of CII , Subraya Pai, president of KCMA, said Karnataka can surely come to be a cashew hub and generate plentiful work to rural ladies and improve the socio-financial affliction, if the sector receives a very well-intended cashew coverage.

“We will lead to the Aatma Nirbhar Bharat by planting a lot more saplings and striving to realize self-sufficiency in raw cashew nuts. This will reduce our import dependency. We need a lot more assist and investments in investigate and development, improvements, and new procedures of generation,” he said.

Referring to the job performed by cashew processing models in Karnataka through the pandemic circumstance, he said cashew sector has been a design for all the industries by guaranteeing no loss of work amidst the lockdown.

Noordeen Abdul, Chairman of Cashew Export Promotion Council of India (CEPCI), said that CEPCI has submitted a revival deal for the Indian cashew industries to the Centre. It is a roadmap to increase the domestic generation of raw cashew nuts and proposed Karnataka as 1 of the States for employing the roadmap.

It has also suggested the governing administration to penetrate new marketplaces by elaborating the wellbeing benefits of cashew.