Karnataka cashew manufacturers body seeks support policy

The Karnataka Cashew Manufacturers’ Affiliation (KCMA) has urged the Federal government to occur out with a properly-created cashew coverage to make the Point out the cashew hub of the nation.

At a electronic seminar on ‘Making Karnataka the cashew hub of India’, organised by the Mangaluru chapter of CII , Subraya Pai, president of KCMA, stated Karnataka can surely come to be a cashew hub and generate plentiful work to rural women and enhance the socio-economic condition, if the sector gets a properly-created cashew coverage.

“We will contribute to the Aatma Nirbhar Bharat by planting far more saplings and making an attempt to obtain self-sufficiency in uncooked cashew nuts. This will cut down our import dependency. We will need far more enable and investments in study and improvement, innovations, and new techniques of production,” he stated.

Referring to the position performed by cashew processing units in Karnataka during the pandemic circumstance, he stated cashew sector has been a model for all the industries by making certain no reduction of work amidst the lockdown.

Noordeen Abdul, Chairman of Cashew Export Advertising Council of India (CEPCI), stated 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 uncooked cashew nuts and proposed Karnataka as just one of the States for employing the roadmap.

It has also recommended the governing administration to penetrate new marketplaces by elaborating the well being gains of cashew.