Coffee Board of India Current Affairs, GK & News

Coffee Board of India

Coffee Board of India is an autonomous body, functioning under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. It was set up under an Act of the Parliament of India in the year 1942. It focuses on research, development, extension, quality upgradation, market information, and the domestic and external promotion of Coffees of India.

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SEBI allows foreign entities to participate in commodity derivatives market

Capital markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has allowed foreign entities to participate in commodity derivatives market of stock exchanges for hedging their exposures. Prior to this, foreign entities were not permitted to directly participate in Indian commodity derivatives market, even if they imported or exported various commodities from and to India. ..

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Government launches Coffee Connect app and KrishiTharanga project

Union Ministry of Commerce & Industry launched Coffee Connect-India coffee field force app and Coffee KrishiTharanga – digital mobile extension services project for coffee stakeholders. These initiatives were developed by Coffee Board of India for the overall technological advancement of the coffee sector and value chain. Coffee Connect mobile app The application has been developed ..

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Karnataka to host 7th edition of India International Coffee Festival

The 7th edition of the India International Coffee Festival (IICF) will be held in Bengaluru, Karnataka from January 16-19, 2018. It is being organised by the India Coffee Trust and State-run Coffee Board. The purpose of IICF 2018 is to promote the Indian coffees globally and is expected to attract over 100 companies, 600 delegates ..

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Chiefs for Coffee and Tea Boards Appointed

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointments of Prabhat Kamal Bezboruah and M S Boje Gowda as chairmen of the Tea Board and the Coffee Board, respectively. Prabhat Kamal Bezboruah is a leading tea association industrialist who was once a banker in the US. Bezboruah is also the current head of the ..

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Tejas Express: New Premier Train between Mumbai and Goa

Indian Railways is expected to launch a new 20 coach premier train called the Tejas Express connecting Mumbai and Goa in June. The Tejas service aims to provide comfort to passengers in the inter-city journeys. Once the Mumbai-Goa run becomes operational, the Railways is likely to extend the Tejas service in Delhi-Chandigarh route. The Tejas ..

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