03 November 2022, New Delhi: KissanPro won the “Agritech startup for Industry partnership” award in the 5th edition of the prestigious FICCI Summit and Awards for Agri Startups, Award ceremony was held in Federation house, New Delhi and award winners were felicitated by Mr. Kailash Choudhary Minister of State, Agriculture and Farmer Welfare, along with various FICCI, Govt and Industry delegates.
About FICCI Agritech Starup Award
FICCI believes that Start‐ups will be the backbone of New India. The aspiring entrepreneurs is not leaving any stone unturned and have made significant impact across all segments of the Agriculture sector. With so much potential in the Agriculture sector, these Agri start‐ups need to be suitably identified, supported and handheld, so as to mainstream them for the long run. Under the vision of Agri Startup Task Force, FICCI thrives to “Develop India as a hub of Agri innovation by leveraging domestic and global opportunities, driving Industry – start up partnership and enabling policy initiatives for adoption of innovations in the agriculture and allied sector”.
With objective to sensitize, motivate and address the issues that Agri startups face, so that they innovatively solve the problems faced by the Indian and global agriculture across the value chain, FICCI is organizing 5th edition of “FICCI Summit and Awards for Agri Startups” on 1-2 November 2022. During the 5th edition, FICCI once again aims to accentuate the innovations taking place specifically in the agriculture sector and felicitate awards to the start-ups for their impactful innovations. The best Agri Startup among the selected ones got felicitated with awards and acknowledged at FICCI’s Agri Startup Summit on 2nd November 2022 which was one of the most awaited congregations of leadership from Government and Industry. PwC is the knowledge partner in the initiative.
During the event Mr. Kailash Choudhary the hone’ble Minister of State, Agriculture and Farmer Welfare, complemented the work done by all agritech startups and congratulated all winners, he also discussed the growing agritech startups ecosystem in India and how we can become the world leaders and world suppliers across key crop categories, he stressed upon need of growing Millets production and demand both and how startups can work together with government in achieving the desired objective.
Ravi Dasoundhi the Founder and CEO’s said, “This indeed is a very prestigious award and we are very happy that our efforts and impact created on the ground is been noticed and recognized, this recognition along with various video recordings of FPO CEOs and farmers on how we have made life simple for them and improved profitability overall is the real testimony of all the hard work the entire team has been putting in to create real value for a large base of farmers, such recognition will certainly motivate the entire team to keep working hard on the ground every day with the same level of passion and zeal to bring the transformation we all aspire to see in farmers life and in the entire ecoystem.”
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