PIB | 14 Jun, 2022
move aimed at realizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision
of ‘Vocal for Local’ with an emphasis on ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’,
Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority
(APEDA) in collaboration with Union Territory of Ladakh today organized
an International Buyer Seller Meet (IBSM).
IBSM aimed at boosting exprots of Apricots and other agri products from Ladakh.
entrepreneurs from UTs of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir displayed a
range of Apricots and other Agri Products. Twenty buyers from India,
USA, Bangladesh, Oman, Dubai participated in this event.
than 30 producers of Ladakh Apricots and other agro products and
stakeholders from UTs of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir participated to
interact with the importers and exporters providing platform to growers,
entrepreneurs from UTs of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir to display their
products and facilitate B2B interactions.
Ladakh is endowed with conducive climatic conditions for the production
of a large number of Apricots and other Agri Products.
The farmers and
entrepreneurs of UTs of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir need exposure to
the international trade opportunities with specific reference to
temperate fruits such as Apricots, Walnuts, Apples, etc.
provided an opportunity to the producers and processors of UT of Ladakh
along and Jammu and Kashmir to show case their products to promote the
exports as well as their wholesale and retail sale.
under its initiative to boost exports from Himalayan Region is
encouraging States and UTs to harness their potential of agricultural
produce exports. A platform will be created for the buyers to get the
products directly from the producer group and the processors.
event is aimed to link the producers and processors of UTs of Ladakh
and Jammu and Kashmir and buyers from other parts of the country as well
as abroad which in turn will broaden the base of the export basket from
the region, including UTs of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir to increase
the employment opportunities thereby improving the livelihood of the