09.00 - 09.45 Registration
09.45 - 09:55 Welcome Note by The Times Group
  Deepak Lamba, CEO - Worldwide Media, President - Times Strategic Solutions, Mentor - Times Centre for Learning
09:55 - 10:10 Welcome Address By N. Srinivasan, Independent Director, Sector Expert & Jury Chairperson Samunnati

Lighting of the Lamp

10:10 - 10:20 Special Address
10:20 - 11:05 Keynote Inaugural Session: FPOs policies by Central and State Governments

Dr. Ashok Dalwai, Chairperson & Chief Executive Officer, Committee for Doubling Farmer's Income & National Rainfed Area Authority
Neelkamal Darbari, IAS, Managing Director, Small Farmers’ Agribusiness Consortium
Vivek Aggarwal, Joint Secretary, CEO - PM KISAN
Moderator: Narasimhan Srinivasan, Independent Director, Sector Expert & Jury Chairperson, Samunnati

11:05 - 11:15 Address
  P.V. S. Suryakumar, Chief General Manager, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
11:15 - 11:25 Setting the tone by Grant Thornton
11:25 - 12:15 Catalyzing capital: FPOs as an Asset Class for Finance Industry
  Emmanuel Murray, Senior Advisor, Food & Agribusiness, Caspian Impact Investment Adviser
Gurinder Singh Sehmbey, Chief Executive Officer, Staragri Finance
T.Venkatakrishna, Managing Director & CEO, NABKISAN
Anjani Bansal, Deputy Director, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Prasanna Rao, Managing Director, Arya Collateral
Jyotsna Krishnan, Managing Director, Elevar Equity
Moderator: Arindom Datta, Executive Director and Head - Asia Sustainability Banking, Rabobank
12:15 - 12:45 Success Stories by FPOs

1. Sahyadri farmers producer company
2. Gujpro agribusiness consortium producer company (GUJPRO)
3. Socio economic and educational development society (SEEDS)

12:45 – 13:00 Partnering with high quality organizations for sustainable growth of FPO's
  Unupom Kausik, Deputy CEO, NCML
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 14:45 Capacity Building and Market Linkages for FPOs: Challenges and way Forward Round Table Session 1: Will Adoption of diagnostic/rating tool help FPOs? (closed door session) curated by Samunnati

Nitin Gupta, Vice President, Grains division – South Asia, Olam Agro India
Vipul Mittal, National Category Head - F&V, Big Basket
Aleen Mukherjee, Executive Vice President of Business Strategy, The National Commodities and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX)
G V Subba Reddy, VP & Divisional Head (AP&TG), Coromandel International
Manoj Sharma, Director, MicroSave
Co-Moderator:Manoj Sharma, Director, MicroSave
Moderator: Pravesh Sharma, Co-founder and CEO, Kamatan Farm Tech

Moderator: Deepti Reddy, Coordinator, BMGF Project, Samunnati

14:45 - 15:30 How do FPOs decide on Relevant and Cost-Effective support for their Sustainability? Round Table Session 2: Climate smart agriculture (closed door session) curated By GIZ

Shashank Kumar, Founder & CEO, Dehaat
Mark Kahn, Managing Partner, Omnivore
Prateep Basu, Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer, SatSure
Amit Kumar Goyal, Executive Director, Star Agriwarehousing and Collateral Management
Kunal Prasad, Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer, CropIn

Co-Moderator: Kunal Sood, partner, Public Sector, Grant Thornton

Moderator: Hemendra Mathur, Venture Partner, Bharat Innovation Fund

Moderator: Rajeev Ahal

15:30 - 15:40 Success Stories by FPOs

Madhya bharat consortium of farmer producers' company limited (MBCFPCL)

15:40 - 16:00 Standalone Sessions
  1. Technology for supply chain management: transportation | storage | distribution by Rohit Roy, Manager, Innovent, Tata Steel
  2. Technology for Nutrition and Pest Management for Agriculture
Dr. Binay Kumar Parida, Senior GM (Chief Agronomist), Coromandel International
Sujat Mishra, GM (Portfolio Management -SND), Coromandel International
16:00 - 16:15 Reflections of the Day: Address by Anil Kumar SG, Founder and CEO, Samunnati
16:15 - 16:20 Awards Introduction by Grant Thornton
16:20 - 17:00 FPO Awards & Recognitions Ceremony


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