To lure the investors, seeking more investment in the state, Akali Dal’s Punjab government issued a notice to mend up an advisory committee. The main objective behind this will be pouring in more and more of the investments in Food processing sector. This initiative is taken by the state government after a huge uproar of farmers both due to COVID impact and Agri-Act 2020.
Disclosing this here, Spokesperson of Punjab Government said that as per the notification Punjab Food Processing Minister will be the Chairman of this committee, Chairman Punjab Agro Industries Corporation, Chairman Milkfed Punjab and Chairman Markfed are the Non-Official members of this committee. He said that Additional Chief Secretary (Development), Principal Secretary Department of Finance, Principal Secretary Department of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Principal Secretary Department of Animal Husbandry, Principal Secretary Department of Industries & Commerce, Principal Secretary Punjab Bureau of Investment Promotion (PBIP) are Official Members of this committee.
According to terms of the notice, advisory committee will meet up once in two months to discuss new probable prospects in the sector.