The Premier Agri & Food Technology Fair

Conference Cum Exhibition

Parade Ground

Sector-17, Chandigarh

1st Dec 10:00am - 4th Dec 6:00pm


The Premier Agri & Food Technology Fair
Parade Ground, Sector 17, Chandigarh

CII Agro Tech India, since its inception in 1994 has been CII’s flagship agri fair. Under eminent leadership, each edition of this show has grown exponentially.

This fair works as an ideal interaction platform between the Farm Producers and the Agro Industry. By creating linkages for value creation and value addition, the exhibition offers varied business opportunities to the technology holders as well as practical learning to the technology users.

Key Highlights of this edition:

  • The President of India has confirmed as the Chief Guest of the inaugural session scheduled on 1 December 2018
  • Partners: Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers' Welfare, Ministry of Food Processing Industries and Agricultural & Processed Food Products Export Development Authority, Government of India
  • Country Pavilions: Canada, China & Great Britain
  • Other International Exhibitors from: Spain & Italy. Others likely to confirm include France, Israel, USA & The Netherlands
  • Host States: Punjab & Haryana
  • State Pavilions: Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat & Maharashtra
  • Roundtable with Farmers on Doubling Farmers’ Income
  • Showcasing e-NAM & various initiatives of Government of India
  • Establish market linkages for FPOs
  • Focused pavilion on start-ups
  • More than 40,000 farmers expected from more than 15 States of India


The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the development of India, partnering industry, Government, and civil society, through advisory and consultative processes.

CII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in India's development process. Founded in 1895, India's premier business association has over 8000 members, from the private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 200,000 enterprises from around 240 national and regional sectoral industry bodies.

CII charts change by working closely with Government on policy issues, interfacing with thought leaders, and enhancing efficiency, competitiveness and business opportunities for industry through a range of specialized services and strategic global linkages. It also provides a platform for consensus-building and networking on key issues.

Extending its agenda beyond business, CII assists industry to identify and execute corporate citizenship programmes. Partnerships with civil society organizations carry forward corporate initiatives for integrated and inclusive development across diverse domains including affirmative action, healthcare, education, livelihood, diversity management, skill development, empowerment of women, and water, to name a few.

The CII theme for 2016-17, Building National Competitiveness, emphasizes Industry’s role in partnering Government to accelerate competitiveness across sectors, with sustained global competitiveness as the goal. The focus is on six key enablers: Human Development; Corporate Integrity and Good Citizenship; Ease of Doing Business; Innovation and Technical Capability; Sustainability; and Integration with the World.  

With 66 offices, including 9 Centres of Excellence, in India, and 9 overseas offices in Australia, Bahrain, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Singapore, UK, and USA, as well as institutional partnerships with 320 counterpart organizations in 106 countries, CII serves as a reference point for Indian industry and the international business community.