Ministry of Food Processing Industries Schemes


Ministry of Food Processing Industries Schemes

Mega Food Parks

  • The Scheme aims at providing a mechanism to link agricultural production to the market by bringing together farmers, processors and retailers
  • The food parks aims to ensure maximizing value addition, minimizing wastage, increasing farmers‘ income and creating employment opportunities particularly in rural sector.
  • It is based on “Cluster” approach and envisages a well-defined processing zone containing state-of-the art processing facilities with support infrastructure and well-established supply chain.
  • Pattern of Assistance –
  1. In General areas – One time capital grant of 50% of the project cost subject to a maximum of Rs.50 crore.
  2. In Hilly & Difficult terrain – Capital grant of 75% of the project cost subject to a maximum of Rs. 50 crore

Important Schemes in India in Tamil

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana

  • It is a Central Sector Scheme that aims to supplement agriculture, modernize processing and decrease Agriculture waste.
  • It was previously known as Scheme for Agro-Marine Processing and Development of Agro-Processing Clusters (SAMPADA).
  • The following schemes will be implemented under it
  1. Mega Food Parks
  2. Integrated Cold Chain and Value Addition Infrastructure
  3. Creation/ Expansion of Food Processing/ Preservation Capacities (Unit Scheme)
  4. Infrastructure for Agro-processing Clusters
  5. Creation of Backward and Forward Linkages
  6. Food Safety and Quality Assurance Infrastructure
  7. Human Resources and Institutions

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