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Global Castor Life Time Achievement Award for Shri Jayraj Udeshi


The panel of Solvent Extractors' Association of (SEA) conferred Shri Jayraj G. Udeshi, better known as 'Vamanbhai', Director of Ihsedu Agrochem, for

He has played a vital role in bringing global attention on Indian castor industry and contributing significantly towards increasing farmers livelihood in the western region of the country.

The award was felicitated by Siraj Hussain, Former and Farmers' Welfare Govt of India, at The Global Castor Conference - 2019. The conference was addressed by Atul Chaturvedi, at SEA. Other guests of honour present on the occasion were Santosh Sarangi, - Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and and CEO, NCDEX -

On behalf of Jayraj Udeshi, the award was received by - at Jayant Agro-Organics Group, the parent company of Ihsedu Agrochem. Commenting on the achievement, Vamanbhai, said, "The years spent working and travelling, gave me a feeling to do more for the farmers in We aim to achieve higher productivity through good farming practices, thereby improving earnings for the community and provide the raw material for the industry as well."

holds more than five decades of experience in purchasing and trading castor seeds and He has a tremendous understanding of the castor crop and has a penchant for deciphering and forecasting market behaviour of castor seeds.

During the ceremony, a brief overview of the castor industry was given by Abhay Udeshi, of and at SEA. Commenting on the honour, Abhay, said, "Right from the beginning of my career, I have been fortunate to work along with and have benefited from his experience and wisdom. It is indeed a moment of pride, not only for him but also for me and the whole "

SEA is an association that brings together the full ecosystem of processors, exporters and importers, millers and refiners working together to shape the future of extraction in India. With an of about 30 million tonnes, the association comprises of over 875 members including about 350 working solvent extraction plants.

The award ceremony is held every year to encourage and promote the use of and their in India and overseas. This story is provided by NewsVoir.

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First Published: Tue, March 12 2019. 16:31 IST