Conference on ‘Food Security: Issues and Challenges for the Indian Farmer’

The conference covered various aspects of food security such as agriculture production, distribution, food prices, health, economic implications, regulatory issues and future outlook.

The speakers/panelists were:

  • M. S. Swaminathan, Noted Agricultural Scientist/Member of Parliament
  • N. K. Singh, Member of Parliament; Deputy Chairman, Planning Board, Govt. of Bihar
  • T. Nanda Kumar, Former Secretary to GOI, Department of Agri. & Coop., Government of India
  • T. Haque, Former Chairman, Commission on Agricultural Costs and Prices, GOI
  • Alok Sinha, Former Chairman, Food Corporation of India
  • Biraj Patnaik, Principal Adviser, Office of the Commissioners to the Supreme Court in the Right to Food Case
  • P. V. Satheesh, Convenor, Millet Network of India/ Director, Deccan Development Society
  • Sushil Nagpal, Executive Director, Food Corporation of India
  • Manas Ranjan, Programme Manager, ActionAid

Moderator: Mr. Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, Senior Journalist

Partnership Information

Place: New Delhi
Date: 24th May, 2012