Dr BP Singh, CPRI: Potato important for Nutritional Security of India.
January 19, 2015
On the opening day of the India International Potato Expo on Thursday, Dr BP Singh, director, Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla, said potato played an important role in the nutritional security of the country.
Ban on 'junk food' near schools in India?
November 06, 2012
The All India Food Processors Association (AIFPA) Wednesday approached the Delhi High Court, pleading that the court should hear them before passing any final order on a petition that seeks ban on carbonated beverages and junk food in school and colleg...
World Potato Congress welcomes International Advisor representing India
March 28, 2012
Allan Parker, President and CEO of World Potato Congress, Inc., announced the appointment of Dr. Bir Pal Singh, Director of the Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla, India, to the organization’s International Advisory Committee.
Plea to set up potato promotion board in India
May 20, 2010
There was a need to constitute a potato promotion board at the central level in order to look into various issues beginning from cultivation to consumption of the tuber in the country. The matter was discussed at the annual meeting of the Federation of...
India International Potato Expo 2010 rescheduled
March 07, 2010
The Indian Chamber of Commerce announced that the India International Potato Expo 2010 has been rescheduled to 8th &9th July’2010 at NASC Complex in PUSA, New Delhi. This postponement is due to unavailability of Central and State Ministers due to...