Global Potato Conclave 2020 (GPC 2020)

Gujarat, India


 Global Potato Conclave 2020 (GPC 2020) at Gandhinagar

It is my pleasure to announce that the Indian Potato Association (IPA) in collaboration with ICAR-Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla and Indian Council of Agricultural Research, (ICAR) New Delhi, is going to organize the Global Potato Conclave 2020 (GPC 2020) at Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India during 28–31 January, 2020 ( This mega event is having equally important three major components; (i) Potato Conference, (ii) Potato Expo and (iii) Potato Field Day. The GPC 2020 will provide an opportunity to researchers to present their work and share their knowledge with national and international scientists and academicians; to trade and industries to showcase their products/technologies/implements etc. and to the farming communities about the latest in potato technologies related to various components of potato value chain including seed, production technology, storage, marketing etc.

            On behalf of organizers of the GPC 2020, I warmly invite you to participate in this global event and add value to the three dimensions of potato; Farming, Health and Business. You can contribute as researcher through lead papers, oral/poster presentation. I do hope that your participation in the Conclave will help in devising a systems based roadmap for enhancing the role of potato in making our world a better one for all.


The first circular of GPC 2020 and Registration Form are attached. Registration form (scanned copy or word file) may preferably be sent through email to or alternatively hard copy may be sent to  Dr. SK Chakrabarti, Chairman, Organizing Committee & Director, ICAR-CPRI, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh - 171001, India.


For further information, you may visit

and see the attached invitation.


Thanking you,

 Yours faithfully,



Chairman, Organizing Committee

President Indian Potato Association, Shimla,

And Director, ICAR – CPRI, Shimla