Union Cabinet Minister inaugurates IB Group’s Fish Feed Plant Sukhri, Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh, India,: IB Group announced its successful inauguration of ABIS Fish Feed Plant in Sukhri, Chhattisgarh today. This is India’s first fully automated fish feed plant manufacturing climate-resilient floating fish feed. The event was graced by the presence of Shri Parshottam Rupala, Union Cabinet Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying and other notable state and district level dignitaries.

IB Group is a forward-looking agri biz company and a leading name in the Poultry, Livestock Feed such as fish, shrimp, poultry and Solvent, Edible oil and Processed Chicken in India with a turnover of INR 11000 crores. With technology at the core, IB Group is committed to building protein-rich nation and transforming the lives of millions of farmers, traders, dealers, and communities associated with us. Through relentless innovation and strategic partnerships, IB Group is not only catalysing rural development but also driving economic growth and prosperity across the nation. As we continue to pioneer ground-breaking initiatives, we are shaping more sustainable future for generations to come.

At the inaugural event, Shri Parshottam Rupala, Union Cabinet Minister of Fisheries, Animal husbandry and Dairying said: “Establishment of the Ministry of Fisheries in Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi government’s regime, underscores the country’s commitment to bolster the rural sector, empowering grass root level communities. Thus benefiting 3 crore fishermen in India. With focussed initiatives in the sector, Indian aquaculture industry has secured second ranking in the global aqua culture industry. Leveraging IB’s technology prowess in livestock feed for more than 4 decades, the group is making great strides in reaching out high quality protein to every household in the country. IB group’s fully automated fish feed plant in a non-coastal area like Chhattisgarh sets an example for this sector and emphasizes the importance of fisheries sector in Indian economy.”

Bahadur Ali, Managing Director, IB Group said- “IB Group continues to focus on contributing to the growth of rural economy in India, empowering farmers, both agriculture and livestock with technology and knowledge to boost their income. Through strategic initiatives like commissioning of 10 feed plants with annual production capacity of 25 lakhs MT, 20 breeder farms, 27 hatcheries and more than 30000 commercial broiler farms, the group is committed to combating the nation’s protein deficiency and promoting rural prosperity. Our poultry integration program has positively impacted over 50,000 farmers till date. IB Group’s focus on zero waste fish feed and catering to the need of extruded fish feed underscores our commitment to empowering fish farmers across India. Through partnerships with NGOs and with support of government initiatives, we aim to catalyse rural development and bolster the nation’s economy while doubling the income of farmers. Our holistic approach to development, from grassroots initiatives to large-scale infrastructure investments, is shaping a brighter tomorrow for all.”

Zoya Afreen Alam, Director, IB Group said: “On the occasion of the inauguration of ABIS Fish Feed plant in Sukhri, Chhattisgarh today, I am thrilled to announce the launch of India’s first fully automated fish feed plant,” said Zoya Afreen Alam, Director IB Group. “With production of oil coated, micro pellet fish feed, IB Group has significantly contributed towards modernization of fish farming in India, thus empowering farmers to enhance their income. IB Group’s fish feed range currently accounts for 20 percent of the nation’s cumulative fish feed production. The group will continue to provide high-protein fish feed at an optimum cost and innovate along the way towards its mission to build a healthier, more prosperous rural India.”

by @IB Group