The Karnataka Cashew Manufacturers’ Affiliation (KCMA) has urged the Authorities to occur out with a effectively-built cashew plan to make the Condition the cashew hub of the place.
At a digital seminar on ‘Making Karnataka the cashew hub of India’, organised by the Mangaluru chapter of CII , Subraya Pai, president of KCMA, reported Karnataka can certainly develop into a cashew hub and create ample employment to rural gals and enhance the socio-economic issue, if the sector receives a effectively-built cashew plan.
“We will contribute to the Aatma Nirbhar Bharat by planting extra saplings and striving to attain self-sufficiency in uncooked cashew nuts. This will decrease our import dependency. We want extra aid and investments in exploration and growth, improvements, and new tactics of production,” he reported.
Referring to the purpose performed by cashew processing models in Karnataka through the pandemic predicament, he reported cashew industry has been a design for all the industries by making certain no reduction of employment amidst the lockdown.
Noordeen Abdul, Chairman of Cashew Export Advertising Council of India (CEPCI), reported that CEPCI has submitted a revival bundle for the Indian cashew industries to the Centre. It is a roadmap to maximize the domestic production of uncooked cashew nuts and proposed Karnataka as a single of the States for implementing the roadmap.
It has also prompt the govt to penetrate new markets by elaborating the wellness gains of cashew.