A memorandum of understanding for the project was signed in Fadnavis\'s presence at the government guest house `Sahyadri\' in Mumbai.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said that the proposed joint venture between Hindustan Agro Co-operative Society and Rosatom, a Russian firm which works in the nuclear power sector, will help increase the shelf life of vegetables and foods, reported PTI.
A memorandum of understanding for the project was signed in Fadnavis's presence at the government guest house `Sahyadri' in Mumbai.
“The technology would also help in keeping the prices of food materials stable. The consumer would get quality food and vegetables and I believe the project will be successful as using technology is the need of the day,” added the Minister.
Chief secretary Swadheen Kshatriya, additional chief secretary Sudhirkumar Goyal (agriculture), principal secretary to the Chief Minister Praveen Singh Pardeshi, CEO of MIDC Bhushan Gagrani, Dr Bharat Dhokane-Patil of Hindustan Agro Society and Anton Moskvin, vice president of Rosatom, were present on the occasion.
Earlier, in his message on the occasion of Maharashtra day today, the CM had stressed the use of technology for sustainable agriculture.