The Poultry India Technical Seminar

The Poultry India Technical Seminar: A Catalyst for Industry Growth and Sustainability

On April 13th, 2024, the vibrant city of Nasik witnessed a remarkable gathering of industry leaders, experts, and stakeholders for the much-anticipated Poultry India Technical Seminar. Organized by the esteemed Indian Poultry Equipment Manufacturers Association ( IPEMA ) , this full-day event served as a platform for addressing the most pressing challenges and exploring the latest advancements in India’s rapidly evolving poultry sector.

The event commenced with Ganesh Vandana and the Lighting of the Lamp by distinguished guests Mr.OP Singh,MD of ABTL,Mr. Krishna Gangurde, Mr. Udhav Aher, and Dr.B.R. Narwade (Regional Joint Commissioner Nashik.) Additionally, the official YouTube channel for Poultry India was inaugurated by Mr.OP Singh, and the Monthly Newsletter was launched by past president Mr.Chakradhar Rao, alongside other esteemed delegates.

The occasion was graced by the presence of,Dr.B.R.Narwade, the Regional Joint Commissioner,Dr.Prashant Dharmadhikari, the Deputy Director,and Dr. Sanjay Shinde, the District Animal Husbandry Officer.With a collective purpose in mind, the lamp illuminated not only the room but also the spirit of collaboration and dedication shared by these distinguished figures.It signified the beginning of a new venture,emphasizing the commitment of these leaders to the advancement of animal welfare and healthcare in our community.

Moreover,Hon’ble joint commissioner,Dr.B.R.Narwade promised us to extend his help and support by all means from the Animal Husbandry Department, Maharashtra.

Mr.Anil Dhumal,bringing a remarkable welcome speech during the seminar. His words perfectly encapsulated the sentiment of the occasion, highlighting the enthusiasm sparked by the overwhelming response and valuable contributions of all participants. “We are thrilled by the overwhelming response to the event and the valuable contributions made by all participants,” stated Anil Dhumal, who delivered the welcome address. “It was a true collaborative effort aimed at fostering positive change and progress within the poultry industry.”

One of the seminar’s highlights was the exceptional lineup of speakers. All speakers and participant were honoured. Each renowned for their expertise and contributions to the field. Veteran industry analyst Mr. O.P. Singh delivered a thought-provoking keynote speech, shedding light on the shifting dynamics of the poultry industry.

Dr.Ajit Ranade,a respected veterinarian,captivated the audience with his insights on the vital concerns of poultry farmers,advocating for their well-being and sustainable practices.

Mr.Akshay Dhumal delivered a highly informative presentation on “Poultry Housing & Equipment Performance” during our recent event. Mr. Dhumal’s expertise in this area was evident as he discussed strategies and best practices to Optimize poultry housing and equipment for enhanced performance.

Later,Ms.Shruti Aher Naik investigated recent trends in poultry consumption.Her investigation shed light on emerging patterns and preferences within the poultry market, providing valuable insights for our industry stakeholders.

The seminar’s comprehensive agenda reflected the organizers’ commitment to driving progress across the entire poultry supply chain.Discussions spanned a diverse range of topics,from the dynamics of the changing business landscape to the critical issue of Farmer welfare.Attendees gained invaluable insights into cutting-edge housing technologies and equipment, as well as emerging consumption trends shaping the industry’s future.

Leading companies such as Glamac International, Dhopeshwar Engineering, Hipra India, and Saife Vetmed seized the opportunity to show  case their latest innovations and solutions through dedicated product presentations. These interactive sessions sparked lively discussions and fostered a deeper understanding of the technological advancements driving the industry forward.

Dr.Milind Chavak‘s insightful presentation on guarding flocks through effective prevention strategies left a lasting impact on attendees,emphasizing the importance of proactive measures in safeguarding the health and welfare of poultry populations.

Moreover, Dr.Mahendra Choudhary, notably, covered critical topic such as heat stress management,underscoring the industry’s commitment to sustainable and responsible practices.

Furthermore, the seminar’s agenda included updates on government incentive schemes, highlighting the importance of collaboration between the industry and policymakers. Mr. Sanjay Deore’s informative session on Maharashtra’s subsidy initiatives fostered valuable discussions on leveraging government support for the sector’s growth and development.

The seminar’s significance extended far beyond mere knowledge-sharing. Interactive segments,including panel discussions and a dedicated question-and-answer session,facilitated rich dialogue and knowledge exchange among attendees. Participants from diverse backgrounds, including poultry farmers, processors, equipment manufacturers, veterinarians, and suppliers, engaged in thought-provoking conversations, sharing their perspectives and experiences.

The event also included felicitation ceremonies,which honoured individuals and farmers who have made major contributions to the poultry industry, bringing a sense of appreciation and acknowledgment.

The event’s chosen venue,theHote lExpress Inn in Nasik,was a strategic decision that brought this invaluable educational opportunity to the heart of a major poultry production hub. By hosting the seminar in a thriving poultry region, IPEMA ensured maximum accessibility and outreach,enabling stake holders froma cross Maharashtra and neighbouring states to participate and benefit from the wealth of knowledge shared.

Yet again,Poultry Punch – Mr.Balwant Singh Rana,played a vital role to this technical seminar.Poultry Punch have provided help organize and host this large technical lseminar event.Asanindustry publication orgroup,Poultry Punch was involved in publicizing and promoting this seminarto poultry professionals across India.They have helped develop seminar content, provided reference materials,or supplied relevant industry data and research for the presentations.Their involvement covered operational aspects.

As the day drew to a close, the seminar’s impact resonated deeply within the attendees. The collective energy and enthusiasm generated by the diverse array of presentations,discussions, and networking opportunities left an indelible mark on the industry’s collective consciousness.

Participants departed with a renewed sense of purpose,armed with the knowledge and insights necessary to navigate the challenges and seize the opportunities that lie ahead.

In the broader context, the Poultry India Technical Seminar represented a pivotal moment for the industry, serving as a catalyst for sustainable growth, innovation, and responsible stewardship. By facilitating the dissemination of cutting-edge knowledge, promoting best practices, and fostering collaboration among diverse stakeholders,the event played a vital role in addressing challenges, identifying opportunities, and charting a path towards a more efficient, productive, and responsible poultry sector.

As India’s poultry industry continues its upward trajectory, events like the Poultry India Technical Seminar will undoubtedly become increasingly crucial in ensuring its long-term success and positive impact on the nation’s food security and economic development. The seminar exemplified the industry’s unwavering commitment to continuous improvement, innovation, and responsible practices, making it a truly remarkable and impactful endeavour that will resonate for years to come.

The Vote of Thanks was given by Mr.P.Chakradhar Rao. Mr. Rao expressed gratitude to the sponsors and venue hosts for their generous support in making the Poultry India Technical Seminar event possible.

Mr.Uday Singh, President of Poultry India, expressed gratitude and ended the event by thanking all participants, speakers,sponsors,and organizers for their constant support and involvement. Also expressed hope that the take aways from the seminar would meaningfully contribute to further growth and progress in India’s poultry sector.



POULTRY PUNCH incorporated in 1984 and we are in poultry media since last 36 years and publish Poultry punch – English Monthly Magazine. Mr Balwant Singh Rana prior to laying the foundation of Poultry Punch magazine was still involved with renowned Indian poultry companies and It was there that he had the vision of doing something exceptional for the Indian poultry industry and then he stepped into the poultry media.

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