Agro and Food Processing Industry in India: Status, Opportunities & Challenges

8 Pages Posted: 25 Sep 2015

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Ajay Shukla

Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU)

Vandana Sharma

Ashoka Center For Business & Computer Studies (ACBCS); Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU)

Hetal Bhinde

Sandip University; Sandip Institute of Technology and research centre; Ashoka Center For Business & Computer Studies (ACBCS); Ashoka Business School; SNJB's College of Engineering

Date Written: June 15, 2015

Abstract

Agriculture and industry have traditionally been viewed as two separate sectors both in terms of their characteristics and their role in economic growth, however over as few decades Agro and food process has rapidly expanded as an Organized industry with a bright role to be played in Socio-economic development of a country. Our paper endeavors to put an insight on the status and evolution of this industry in India, encompassing the Govt. reforms, subsidiaries, Incentives, technological development, R&D, export potential, growth trajectory, constraints, competition etc by interviewing various related Entrepreneur in the field with a focus to get a hawk eye view from the horse's mouth. Based on which we propose to come up with an industry oriented action plan to foster the growth and advancement of the Industry and people attach to it.

Keywords: Food Processing, Agriculture development, Competitive Analysis

JEL Classification: L66, Q13, C38

Suggested Citation

Shukla, Ajay and Sharma, Vandana and Bhinde, Hetal, Agro and Food Processing Industry in India: Status, Opportunities & Challenges (June 15, 2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2665086 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2665086

Ajay Shukla (Contact Author)

Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) ( email )

Pune
India

Vandana Sharma

Ashoka Center For Business & Computer Studies (ACBCS) ( email )

Ashoka Marg
Ashoka Nagar
Nashik, Maharashtra 422006
India

Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) ( email )

Ganeshkhind
Ganeshkhind
Pune, Maharashtra 411007
India

Hetal Bhinde

Sandip University ( email )

Mahiravani
Maharashtra
India

Sandip Institute of Technology and research centre ( email )

Mahiravani
Nashik
Nashik, MA Maharashtra 411007
India
7709285089 (Phone)

Ashoka Center For Business & Computer Studies (ACBCS) ( email )

Ashoka Marg
Ashoka Nagar
Nashik, Maharashtra 422006
India

Ashoka Business School ( email )

NH 3, Near Suman Petrol Pump
Rane Naga
NH 3, Near Suman Petrol Pump, Maharashtra 422009
India
7709285089 (Phone)

SNJB's College of Engineering ( email )

Chandwad
Nashik
Nashik, MA
India

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