openPR Logo
Press release

Farm Assurance in India - GLOBALGAP establishes Indian National Technical Working Group

05-08-2008 12:05 PM CET | Business, Economy, Finances, Banking & Insurance

Press release from: Foodplus GmbH

Farm Assurance in India - GLOBALGAP establishes Indian National

Mumbai, 7 th May 2008 – GLOBALGAP and QCI (Quality Council of India) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish the Indian National Technical Working Group (NTWG). The signing ceremony was held and announced at the Food Forum India 2008 event in Mumbai in the presence of food business and retail leaders.

“Hosting the GLOBALGAP NTWG fits our role we have been designated during the Food Safety and Quality Year by the Indian Government, which includes the nation-wide promotion of Good Agricultural Practices,” said Gridhar J. Gyani, Secretary General, QCI. “We will be the first contact point in the country for GLOBALGAP. The NTWG will be chaired by Dr. Mangala Rai, Secretary, Dept of Agricultural Research & Education, Ministry of Agriculture and DG, ICAR.”

Dr. Kristian Moeller, Secretary GLOBALGAP said: “Now we can link global implementation activities closer to the needs of Indian producers, while at the same time we gain qualified input from Indian experts and other stakeholders with respect to the differing legal and structural conditions that exist here in India. Having the voice of India on board, this is a major milestone on the journey towards global harmonization of good agricultural practice standards.” Prof. Dr. Bernd Hallier, Managing Director, EHI Retail Institute congratulated the images group, organizer of the Food Forum India (www.foodforumindia.com), for bringing the key stakeholders together to provide the platform for initiating this process.

National Technical Working Groups are established voluntarily by GLOBALGAP members in countries where there is a need for clarification of implementation of GLOBALGAP on a local scale. The guidelines developed by this growing number of groups are approved by Sector Committees (SCs) and are published on the GLOBALGAP website. The groups are established and work in close cooperation with the GLOBALGAP Secretariat and the SC and support the GLOBALGAP implementation and continuous improvement based on specific area needs.

Claudia Meifert

Public Relations

GLOBALGAP c/o FoodPLUS GmbH,
Spichernstr. 55, 50672 Koeln, Germany
Koeln HRB 35211, Managing Director Dr. Kristian Moeller
Tel: +49 (0) 2 21-5 79 93-25; Fax: -89
www.globalgap.org - mailto:meifert(at)globalgap.org
The Global Partnership for Good Agricultural Practice

About Quality Council of India (QCI)

QCI was set up in 1997 as an autonomous body by the Government of India jointly with the Indian industry to establish and operate the National Accreditation Structure for conformity assessment bodies. Indian industry is represented in QCI by three premier industry associations ASSOCHAM, CII and FICCI, QCI is also assigned the task of monitoring and administering the National Quality Campaign and to oversee effective functioning of the National Information and Enquiry Services (www.qcin.org).

About GLOBALGAP

GLOBALGAP (www.globalgap.org) is a private sector body that sets voluntary standards for the certification of agricultural products around the globe. The GLOBALGAP standard is primarily designed to reassure consumers about how food is produced on the farm by minimising detrimental environmental impacts of farming operations, reducing the use of chemical inputs and ensuring a responsible approach to worker health and safety as well as animal welfare.
Financial and legal ownership and responsibility for GLOBALGAP is held by the EHI Retail Institute (www.ehi.org).

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Copy
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release Farm Assurance in India - GLOBALGAP establishes Indian National Technical Working Group here

News-ID: 44065 • Views: 1589

More Releases from Foodplus GmbH

GLOBALG.A.P. Supports Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations
Cologne/ Amsterdam: GLOBALG.A.P. already incorporates a number of practices in line with the SDGs. On 26 September the GLOBALG.A.P. Board decided to formally visualize its current alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN. Contributing to the SDGs is a collaborative effort, which is also part of GLOBALG.A.P.’s principles, and working towards GLOBALG.A.P. certification is already an important milestone towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. For the first time, all
G.A.P. Awards 2016 – Calling all Producers!
Announcing the fourth edition of the GLOBALG.A.P. Good Agricultural Practices Awards Initiated in 2012, the G.A.P. Awards honor GLOBALG.A.P. certified producers who have achieved outstanding results through their commitment to GLOBALG.A.P. principles and the implementation of Good Agricultural Practices. It also offers GLOBALG.A.P. certified farmers an excellent opportunity to showcase their achievements and gain worldwide industry recognition for their efforts. The G.A.P. Awards 2016 will focus on the following three categories: 1.
GLOBALG.A.P. calls for application
GLOBALG.A.P. calls producers to apply for G.A.P. Awards 2013 The G.A.P. Awards 2013 gives producers an opportunity to showcase their achievements and gain industry recognition for their hard work and dedicated efforts to implement Good Agricultural Practice on their farms. From overcoming an obstacle to become GLOBALG.A.P. certified to being the driving force behind the formation of a new National Technical Working Group, GLOBALG.A.P. invites all producers to share with their
GLOBALG.A.P. TOUR 2013 event in Tel Aviv in collaboration with Fresh AgroMashov
GLOBALG.A.P. Tour 2013: We're On Our Way To Israel! GLOBALG.A.P. is more than just a certificate. It’s a vision of global safe and sustainable agricultural production made possible through GLOBALG.A.P.’s tools, programs and partners. To spread this vision and present its tools for change, leading GLOBALG.A.P. experts travel around the world on the GLOBALG.A.P. TOUR 2013 to introduce GLOBALG.A.P. principles and products, engage leading stakeholders around the world, and unite them

All 5 Releases


More Releases for India

01-17-2011 | Health & Medicine
KJIVF
IVF India, Test Tube baby India
The aim of setting up KJIVF is to help infertile couples in achieving conception through modern diagnostic and treatment methods. KJIVF Centre has given the best results by blessing infertile couples of advanced age with children, these couples could never dream of becoming parents. Thousands of babies are conceived through in-vitro fertilization (IVF) each year; In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) means fertilization outside the body. A baby developed from an egg that
Beach Holiday India- Best Beaches in India
The natural beauty, exotic locations and rich heritage has helped India to stand as the most visited and most popular tourist spot in the world. The status of “Incredible India”, is defined by an incredible range of nature’s blessings on the Indian subcontinent and this incredibility is doubled by one of the most fabulous tourism option available in the country that are the brilliant and majestic beaches in India.
ISO 27001 India, 27001 training India ISO
Coral eSecure is information Risk Management advisory with specific focus on Information Security (ISO 27001, ISO 17799, PCI, COBIT, HIPAA, GLBA, and DPA), Business Continuity (BS25999) and ITIL/ IT Service Management (ISO 20000). Coral is the FIRST Indian consulting organization which provides an Integrated Management System Consulting, Consisting of ISO 27001, ISO 20000 and BS25999 – ALL THREE IN ONE! Coral provides Consulting, Assurance audit and Training to address these
Interior Designers India, Designers and Architects India
Today, we have recognized ourselves as a booming beauty interior designing firm, offering services that include interior designing. We are a winning firm, which is based on the strong foundation of innovative and original ideas for interior, architectural and landscaping designing services. Synergy Corporate Interior Design Association has more corporate members. Who provide Products and services. We support Interior Designers India, Designers and Architects India. We are committed to the
Domain Registration India, Web Hosting India, Payment Gateway India
Indiainternet.in is a Quality Web Hosting Company India, provide all web related support and Web hosting services like linux web hosting, windows web hosting, web hosting packages, domain registration in india, Corporate email solution, business email hosting, payment gateway integration, SSL with supports like free php, cgi, asp, free msaccess, free cdonts, free webmail, web based control panel, unlimited ftp access, unlimited data transfer. During the domain registration process, you will
ISO 27001 india, 27001 training india ISO, 17799 training india ISO, Compliance …
Our foundation of service delivery is based on sound research - thereby customers realizing definitive delight and Assurance resilience in their management system. We provide Consulting Services for ISO 27001 india, 27001 training india ISO,17799 training India ISO Security, BCM/BS25999, SAS 70, COBIT Implementation, Annual Compliance Check, Best Practices Implementation, & Quick Gap Analysis. It is a set of ‘best practices’ controls - management and systems - that enables