Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI), Government of India is organizing a mega international food summit, World Food India in New Delhi from 3 – 5 November 2017.
A Hackathon would be organized coinciding with the World Food India event.
Description : As per the Economic Survey 2015-16, India ranks first in milk production with 146.3 million tons during 2014-15, accounting 18.5 per cent of world production. The per capita availability of milk in India has also increased from 176 grams per day in 1990-91 to 322 grams per day by 2014-15 but the purity of contents, nutritional value, microbiological safety and shelf life are still the main factor for consumers of dairy sector. In organized sector, milk is procured from the farmers, collected, chilled, transported and processed into the various dairy products while in unorganized sector raw milk is directly sold to the consumers, halwais by the farmers itself. Several incidents have been reported about the adulteration of raw and processed milk and milk products so far and these issues need to be resolved through an app. The app shall be able to provide information about the stage of milch animal during milking, time of milking, raw milk storage temperature, time delay for processing, various processing levels and the storage conditions of final products. A full proof traceability of milk procurement and processing at various levels shall be achieved through this app.
The Food Processing Industry is one of the largest industries in India and ranks fifth in terms of production, consumption and exports. Food processing industry in India is a sunrise sector that has gained prominence in the recent years. Availability of raw materials, changing lifestyles and appropriate fiscal policies has given a considerable push to the industry’s growth. This sector serves as a vital link between the agriculture and industrial segments of the economy. To design solutions by leveraging technology for various problems in the food processing sector.
To design solutions by leveraging technology for various problems in the food processing sector.
Any correspondence with participant will be done through an email provided by the participant at time of filling the application form. Organizers are not liable in case of email delivery failures.
For any queries, please send mail at: HARIKRISHNA[dot]BHANUSHREE[at]CII[dot]IN