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Mr. C. S. Prakash on “Waste to wealth in coir”

Mr. C. S. Prakash – Honorary Consul of the Czech Republic in Bengaluru (India) is a Founder and Managing Director of Pushpak Products India Pvt. Ltd., in Bengaluru, Karnataka. To know more view

Mr. C. S. Prakash says “Coir is available in mass and termite free. Presently, raw materials are used for fire, and the majority are wasted. Coir can be used as a composite material. Having high thermal properties, and high density, coir furniture is going to be a trendsetter in the coming future. Cocopeat, purely dust from the coir husk is used in plantations which saves a lot of water. Coir can generate many opportunities in the area of agriculture, FMCG, industrial, construction, aerospace, making household articles, and many more. There is a huge international and domestic market available for this product which is considered waste. Currently, 2300 Cr export business and 10000 Cr local business is happening with the coir. It’s a rapidly growing business that can go up to 35000 Cr within 5 years. State and Central Govt are supporting new products and enterprises to set up the plant in different schemes.

Meeting was held on: July 15, 2022 3:00 pm
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