Spark Yellow Revolution to boost cultivation of oilseeds: Nasim Ali

Lincoln Wylie

The government should really set in motion a yellow revolution to boost oilseeds cultivation in the nation to meet up with the developing edible oils desire, explained Nasim Ali, CEO, Oil Palm Plantations Company, Godrej Agrovet.

“Since we presently have a environmentally friendly, white, blue revolutions, it is superior time to go for a yellow revolution to enable the nation to turn out to be self-sustainable in edible oil production”, he explained when addressing a panel discussion on “Balancing farm efficiency and sustainable agriculture” in the BusinessLine Agri Summit below on Friday.

“We are now importing about a hundred and fifty lakh tonnes of edible oil valued at about ₹77,000 crore, which is causing a significant drain to the exchequer,” he explained.

The typical vegetable oil seed generation in India is .three tonnes  for each hectare for each calendar year  compared to the Asian typical of one.2  tonnes for each

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