CLFMA (of India), the only All India Association of manufacturers of nutritionally balanced and scientifically compounded feeds for cattle, poultry, other animals, fish, prawns, and associated with the Livestock Industry all over India who help in promoting overall animal husbandry, concept of balanced feeding of animals in accordance with their nutritional requirements for deriving the maximum output from them through productivity improvement announced their theme for the upcoming 49th Annual General Meeting and 58th National Symposium to be held on September 2 and 3 this year in Kolkata to be ‘Make Safe Animal Protein for Healthy India’ thus emphasizing the need of producing high standard protein in India for all Indians.
During the curtain raiser Madan Mohan Maity, General Secretary of the West Bengal Poultry Federation speaking passionately said such. “India is least costly supplier of animal foods (veggies are more costly). We produce chicken three times more than rest, have deficit of 1Crore eggs each day.” He also added that state government has withdrawn pollution clearance for poultry having less than 1 lac bars. There will 350 vehicle washing stations to be mobilized in 2-3 days, one-third subsidy of which will be given by the local govt.”
The said symposium will be attended by 240 registered company members representing Poultry, Dairy and Aqua industries with aims to deliberate on the advancements in the industry as well as discuss the scope of improvements and also provide a platform to share ideas with the government. CLFMA will also celebrate achievers by presenting awards in recognition of meritorious services rendered in the field of Research, Animal Feed Sector, etc. as well honor a member with the prestigious Life Time Achievement Awards.
Speaking at the event, Amit Saraogi, Chairman, CLFMA said “We are second largest producer of egg and fish and our industry is competent enough to supply to the world. We need to invest in new technology and also provide cost effective measures that will reduce import from the world and encourage home grown foods. At CLFMA, we are working towards making raw materials inexpensive and available for all. Our goal is to feed Indians with food produced in India and subsequently be a global supply leader to the world.”