Mr. Nadir Godrej, Chairman and Managing Director of Godrej Industries Ltd and Chairman, Godrej Agrovet Ltd was recently awarded the esteemed 'Jeevan Gaurav Puraskar' by the Maharashtra State Mango Growers Association. This honor shines as a testament to his exceptional contributions to India's Agriculture and Horticulture sectors.
On receiving this recognition, Mr. Godrej said, “At Godrej, we consider ourselves fortunate to contribute to the progress of our nation's agriculture sector. Our longstanding efforts underscore the unwavering dedication to India and its farming community, and we are committed to continuously evolve to serve our country's best interests. I express gratitude to our vast community of farmers, our dedicated Godrej team, and the Maharashtra State Mango Growers Association for honoring me with this award.”
The event, organized by the Maharashtra State Mango Growers Association, was beyond being just a ceremony. It was a gathering of agricultural leaders and forward-thinking farmers. The purpose was to celebrate their abundant harvests and brainstorm ways to tackle the challenges of global warming and climate change. This occasion brought together respected figures and farmers from all parts of Maharashtra.
The event was graced by the presence of Ashish Kumar Chauhan, MD &CEO, NSE; Chandrakant Mokal, President Maharashtra State Mango Growers Association; Raju Kapoor, Director of Corporate Affairs, FMC India Ltd.; and other dignitaries.
About Godrej Agrovet
Godrej Agrovet Limited (GAVL) is a diversified, Research & Development focused food and agri-business conglomerate, dedicated to improving the productivity of Indian farmers by innovating products and services that sustainably increase crop and livestock yields. GAVL holds leading market positions in the different businesses it operates - Animal Feed, Crop Protection, Oil Palm, Dairy, Poultry and Processed Foods. GAVL has a pan India presence with sales of over a million tons annually of high-quality animal feed. Our teams have worked closely with Indian farmers to develop large Oil Palm Plantations, which is helping in bridging the demand and supply gap of edible oil in India. In the crop protection segment, the Company has strong presence in the B2B segment through its subsidiary Astec Lifesciences and through its extensive distribution, network pan-India delivers innovative agrochemical offerings catering to the entire crop life cycles. In Dairy, Poultry, and Processed Foods, the company operates through its subsidiaries Creamline Dairy Products Limited and Godrej Tyson Foods Limited. Apart from this, GAVL also has a joint venture with the ACI group of Bangladesh for animal feed business in Bangladesh.
For more information on the Company, log on to www.godrejagrovet.com