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Karnataka cashew manufacturers body seeks support policy

The Karnataka Cashew Manufacturers’ Affiliation (KCMA) has urged the Governing administration to occur out with a properly-made cashew coverage to make the Point out 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 undoubtedly develop into a cashew hub and create abundant employment to rural women and enrich the socio-financial condition, if the sector gets a properly-made cashew coverage.

“We will lead to the Aatma Nirbhar Bharat by planting a lot more saplings and hoping to realize self-sufficiency in raw cashew nuts. This will cut down our import dependency. We want a lot more assistance and investments in analysis and enhancement, innovations, and new techniques of production,” he reported.

Referring to the job played by cashew processing models in Karnataka through the pandemic problem, he reported cashew marketplace has been a product for all the industries by making certain no loss of employment amidst the lockdown.

Noordeen Abdul, Chairman of Cashew Export Promotion Council of India (CEPCI), reported that CEPCI has submitted a revival offer for the Indian cashew industries to the Centre. It is a roadmap to raise the domestic production of raw cashew nuts and suggested Karnataka as one particular of the States for utilizing the roadmap.

It has also prompt the federal government to penetrate new markets by elaborating the wellbeing rewards of cashew.