Pragya Nehru

Pragya Nehru

CII’s Food & Agriculture CoE

Director CII’s Food & Agriculture Centre of Excellence

Pragya Nehru with an advanced degree in Food Processing and Management with over 14 years’ experience in evidence-based calls for policy change and advisory, enabling private investment and Project Management across food and Agri logistics sector.

Pragya leads the post-harvest - logistics and Animal Agriculture vertical under CII-FACE and her work includes Enabling evidence-based calls for change in public lending and private investment policy across Agro and food supply chain with major emphasis on cold supply chain for perishables.

Pragya has led many projects across the sector leading to policy changes and projects implementation across food logistics including subsectors like dairy, fisheries, food processing, F&V, Agro commodities, and frozen food segment. Infrastructure assessment and creating strategic market linkage with appropriate logistics network is a key focus area of her work. 

Pragya works closely with Ministry of Food Processing, Ministry of agriculture, Department of Fisheries, and other associated institutions along with private sector. Did Food Professional Course on “Food Safety and Quality Management System” from IIT Kharagpur acquiring knowledge of Total Quality Management System, ISO 22000, HACCP and quality systems and Cold Chain Management training from CEMAFROID, PARIS.

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