An awareness and education seminar on agribusiness and commodity price risk management will be held at 6 p.m on Thursday, November 29 at G. Mahadevappa Karnatak Chamber Building, J. C. Nagar, Hubli.

The event is part of an ongoing initiative by The Hindu Business Line jointly with Forward Markets Commission (FMC), the commodity futures market regulator under the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, and the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX), India’s largest agri-commodities futures exchange.

Commodity producers, processors, traders, importers, exporters and related others are the target participants. The seminar will feature expert speakers who will make presentations on a variety of relevant topics. G. Chandrashekhar, The Hindu Business Line, will speak on ‘Commodities as key driver of India’s economic growth’, Vinayak Kotekar representing NCDEX will explain the ‘Exchange perspective and benefits of commodity futures trading and price risk management’ and N.V.L. Ratan, State Bank of Mysore, will discuss ‘Role of banks in agriculture’. There will be a Question & Answer session at the end.

State Bank of Mysore is the event’s banking partner.

The event is supported by Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry as also Karnataka Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

To participate in the seminar, please register your name with V. B. Srikrishna on 88808 80268.

The Hubli event will be followed by a similar event in Belgaum on Friday, November 30.

(This article was published on November 28, 2012)
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