On the occasion of celebration of its Foundation day as well as 31st Annual State level Convention, OASME was organized “ALFINFOODTECH SUMMIT-2017” on 11th August,2017 at IDCOL Auditorium, Bhubaneswar.
Dr. Damodar Rout, Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Empowerment, F.ARD and PE, Odisha was inaugurated the Function as Chief Guest. Amongst other guests & dignitaries, Sri Prafulla Samal, Hon’ble Minister of MSME, Sri Chandra Sarathi Behera, Hon’ble Minister of Electronics & I.T, Odisha, Sri L. N. Gupta, IAS, Addl. Chief Secretary, MSME Deptt., Sri Sanjeev Chopra, IAS, Principal Secretary, Industries Deptt., Sri Sanjay Ku. Singh, IAS, Commissioner-cum-Secretary, Skill Development & T.E Deptt,Odisha and Sri THR Samad, Dy. General Manager, SIDBI were present in Inaugural Ceremony.
After the Inaugural Ceremony, the Technical Session of the Seminar on “EXPORT OF AGRO BASED FOOD PRODUCTS FROM ODISHA” was held. The Seminar was presided over by Prof. (Dr.) S. N. Pasupalak, Vice Chancellor, OUAT as Chairman and Dr. K. C. Panigrahi, Chief General Manager, NABARD was the Co-Chairman. The Seminar was Co-ordinated by Mr. Sarat Kumar Sahoo, Chairman, OASME Food Processing Council & Managing Director, M/s. Om Oil & Flour Mills Ltd. Cuttack. Dr. M. Muthukumar, IAS, Director of Horticulture, Odisha, Dr. S. S. Dey, M.D, APICOL, Dr. Ng. Iboyaima Singh, Sr. Principal Scientist, CFTRI, Mysore, Dr. Sandeep Janghu, Asst. Professor, IIFT, Gowahati and Mr. Narayanan Ramanathan, Global Practice Head, Tech Mahindra, New Delhi were the speakers in the Technical Session. More than 400 delegates attended the function from different parts of the State.