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Minister K.J. Alphons holds talks with stake holders in the rubber sector
Kottayam, 11 February 2018
Sri. K.J. Alphons Kannanthanam, Hon’ble Minister for Tourism, Govt. of India held discussions with representatives of various organizations in the rubber sector, at Rubber Research Institute of India (RRII), Kottayam today. He held discussions with them on various issues related to rubber sector. Adv. S. Jayasuryan, Vice Chairman, Rubber Board presided over the function. Sri. Jose K. Mani MP; Sri. Joy Abraham MP, Sri. Santosh Kumar Sarangi, Joint Secretary (Plantations), Department of Commerce, Govt. of India and Smt. Anita Karn, Director (Plantations), Department of Commerce, Govt. of India were present in the meeting. Sri. N Rajagopal, Secretary in Charge, Rubber Board welcomed the gathering.
Representatives of various organizations in the rubber sector viz Indian Rubber Growers’ Association, Kerala Rubber Karshaka Samrakshana Samithi, INFAM, Bharathiya Rubber Karshaka Morcha, United Planters’ Association of Southern India, Association of Planters Kerala, Rubber Farmer’s Association, Kerala Karshaka Sangham, National Federation of Rubber Producers’ Societies, All Kerala Rubber Nursery Owners’ Association, Association of Latex Producers of India, Indian Block Rubber Processors’ Association, Indian Rubber Dealers’ Federation, Cochin Rubber Merchants Association, All India Rubber Industries Association, Chemicals and Allied Products Export Promotion Council of India and Automotive Tyre Manufacturers Association participated Rubber Board members and senior officers of the Board also attended.