Tuesday 28 June 2022

IPGA to host webinar on Kharif sowing overview and monsoon outlook as part of the ongoing successful IPGA Knowledge Series

Mumbai…June 28, 2022… India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA), the apex body for India’s pulses trade and industry, to host THE IPGA KNOWLEDGE SERIES WEBINAR ON KHARIF SOWING OVERVIEW AND MONSOON OUTLOOK on Friday, July 1, 2022 at 5 pm IST. The webinar will have a focused discussion covering key aspects like kharif pulses sowing, impact of weather and monsoon this season, expected production, demand & supply as well as price outlook for kharif pulses viz., Urad, Moong and Tur. Over 500 participants from across 30 countries are expected to attend the webinar.

The speakers and topics for the webinar include:

  Dr. S K Malhotra, Project Director, Directorate of Knowledge Management in Agriculture, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR): Preparedness for Kharif 2022 and Production Overview

  Dr. O P Sreejith, Scientist – Climate Monitoring and Analysis, India Meteorological Department (IMD): Overview on the performance of the monsoons so far and what the near future holds in terms of weather conditions

  Mr. Deepak Pareek – Chief Executive Officer, Agriwatch: Trade's perspective about Kharif Sowing and Expected Production of pulses

  Mr. B Krishnamurthy, Managing Director, 4P International: The prospect of the forthcoming Urad crop in terms of carry-forward stocks, quantities imported last year, sowing & acreage and expected production this year

  Mr. Vikram Thakkar, Managing Director, Hariom Industries, Deesa (Gujarat): Moong crop in terms of carry-forward stocks, quantities imported last year, sowing and acreage and expected production this year

  Mr. Avinash Bhala, Chief Executive Officer, GHB Group: the prospects of the forthcoming Tur crop in terms of carry-forward stocks, quantities imported last year, sowing and acreage and expected production this year.

Mr. Bimal Kothari, Chairman, IPGA will be giving opening remarks.

Mr. Bimal Kothari, Chairman, IPGA said, “At IPGA, we take care to ensure that our webinars are topical and relevant to the existing scenario in the country and the trade. Since the Kharif Pulses sowing has just about started and the early understanding of monsoon pattern will help us understand the outlook better, we felt this was the perfect time to host the webinar and try to answer the question at the top of everyone’s mind currently, “Is India set for bumper kharif crop with good monsoon and increased sowing? And how will this impact our policies?”

The IPGA KNOWLEDGE SERIES consists of webinars hosted with eminent domain experts from the Government, Market, and Industry to discuss and explore topics of critical interest to the pulses sector in India and the world at large.

Request you to kindly register for the webinar on the following link:  


About IPGA:

India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA), the nodal body for pulses and grains trade & industry in India has over 400 direct and indirect members which include individuals, corporates as well as Regional Pulses Traders and Processors Associations taking it’s pan-India reach to over 10,000 stake holders involved in the farming, processing, warehousing and import business of Pulses across the entire value chain.

IPGA’s vision is to make Indian pulses and grains industry & trade globally competitive and in so doing, help advance India’s food and nutrition security. IPGA takes the onus of essaying a leadership role in the domestic agri-business and play a more proactive role in the global domain to foster healthy relations among Indian market participants and between India and all associates overseas.

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