Khichdi, the humble food of India, which we usually remember when we are sick is now making a comeback as the ultimate icon of Indian food.
While Dosas and Butter chickens have ruled the roost for long, it was just time to bring in the new kind from the east and voila, the Khichdi is here!
Union Minister of Food Processing Industries, Harsimrat Kaur Badal chaired the Press Conference detailing about the activities to be undertaken in the World Food India 2017 Expo, in New Delhi today.
Speaking on the occasion, Harsimrat Kaur Badal said World Food India is a mega event which would showcase the entire value chain in the food sector. 160 Global CEOs will come under one roof. Globally & Nationally it is one of the biggest event. This event is expected to generate Rs. 65000 Crore worth of investment and 10 lakh jobs. She also said that this event will take the varied flavours of India to the world and showcase the healthy multigrain khichdi to the visitors. Khichdi or Khichadi is seen as a vital way through which India’s domination in the health food segment can be cemented.
As global and Indian food companies prepare to explore business opportunities in India at World Food India 2017, MoFPI and FSSAI, the apex Regulatory body for Food Safety in India announced a powerful new tool called ‘the Food Regulatory Portal.’