National Conference on “Packaging for A Better Life” begins in Delhi
Saurabh Kumar/Lokesh Goswami Tennews New Delhi :
New Delhi : To boost the importance of Packaging and to create awareness of the modern techniques in Packaging, the Indian Institute of Packaging, Delhi Centre, has organized two days’ national conference on “Packaging for a Better Life” in Delhi. The conference started today and will end on 28th February 2020. The event also saw the unveiling of technical book by IIP “Packaging of Better Life”.
The event was attended by Anup Wadhwan, IAS Commerce Secretary, Ministry of Commerce & Industry Government of India, who grace the occasion as Chief Guest. Keshav Chandra, IAS, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce & Industry Government of India, was Guest of Honour at the event. Other dignitaries who attended the event included Subodh Gupta, Chairman, Indian Institute of Packaging; Sunil Jain, Chairman, Indian Institute of Packaging Delhi Centre; Dr. Tanweer Alam, Director, Indian Institute of Packaging and Mr.Madhab Chakraborty, Joint Director and Head Delhi Centre.
Talking about the event, Anup Wadhwan, IAS Commerce Secretary, Ministry of Commerce & Industry Government of India, shared “Packaging apart from basic function of preservation, has bigger role to play in the underlying process of enhancing the life of a product.”
Further he said, “The subject matter of this conference is very appropriate, as ultimately the goal is to achieve sustainability, by using material which are bio-degradable or are may be reusable. I have also heard about flexible packaging which is very interesting and upcoming trend. We cannot allow packaging as a source of waste, making eco-system suffer.”
The two-day conference is designed to impart knowledge on the latest trends in packaging and the developments in today’s world.