IIT (BHU) Director Flags off Shop-on-wheels
Varanasi: Prof. Pramod Kumar Jain, the director of IIT-BHU flagged off the shop-on-wheels of Grihastha Georgic Pvt Ltd, a start-up incubated at Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna – Remunerative Approaches for Agriculture and Allied Sector Rejuvenation (RKVY-RAFTAAR) Agri Business Incubator (R-ABI), on Friday.
Prof. Rajiv Prakash, Dean (R&D), Prof. Pradeep Kumar Mishra, Dean (Student Affairs) and principal investigator of the RKVY-RAFTAAR scheme were also present on the occasion.
Later the director visited the Bioreactor facility & food technology lab for analytical testing of agri and food products established in Malaviya Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship (MCIIE).
Grihastha has created a farm to folk platform – Family Farmer to provide better price to the farmers for their agri produce and to provide quality products to the customers at their door step. Shop on wheels is one of the milestones of Grihastha recommended by the Incubator Committee. It will help people in Varanasi region to instantly get the good quality agri products.