Official Project Launch of Soyabean Oil Fortification in Madhya Pradesh
The official launch of the Soyabean Oil Fortification project in Madhya Pradesh was held on the evening of Sunday, 16th of June 2013 at Hotel Jehanuma Palace in Bhopal. The program was organised by Project Implementing Agency CECOEDECON in coordination with the Madhya Pradesh Council for Science and Technology (MPCST). The collaborating partner for this project is the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN).
The program was presided over by Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Honourable Chief Minister, Government of Madhya Pradesh. Special guests Mr. Kailash Vijayvargiya (Hon. Minister for Industries and commerce, Food Processing and Science and Technology) and senior minister Mr. Babulal Gour (Hon. Minister for Urban Development and Planning & Former Chief Minister) & Mr. Dhruva Narayan Singh (Local MLA from Bhopal) graced the stage. Mr. Pramod Verma (MP Council of Science and Technology), Mr. Greg Garrett and Mr. Rajan Shankar (From GAIN Delhi), Mr. Sharad Joshi (Chief Functionary CECOEDECON) and Ms. Jayashree Sridharan (CECOEDECON) were also present.
Mr Kamlesh Pare presided as the Master of Ceremonies for the event and effectively compered the proceedings.
The program was attended by more than 250 invitees from the edible oil industry, academia, health professionals, the media, civil society and senior officials from allied government departments.