May 30, 2017 09:48 PM IST
The industry is taking interest in the food processing sector as the government has received 300 proposals for setting up new cold chain projects.
- May 07, 2015 09:34 AM IST
The modifications, which includes allowing the central government agencies to hold more than 26 percent equity in the mega food park, would streamline the implementation of the scheme.
- Apr 30, 2015 10:45 AM IST
Recently, Ministry has sanctioned 17 new mega food parks to attract investment in the sector and will sanction about 30 more new Cold Chain projects. The minister said that there is an immense potential in food processing sector to generate employment in the country.
- Mar 24, 2015 04:07 PM IST
A mega food park provides various facilities to food processors, farmers, retailers and exporters, helping achieve faster growth of food processing industries. The project cost to set up these 17 mega food parks would be Rs 2,030 crore, of which the central grant would be Rs 850 crore.
- Feb 23, 2015 04:57 PM IST
Highlighting measures being taken to boost farm economy, the President said the 'Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana' is being launched to address the irrigation requirements of every village in an effective and sustainable manner.
- Aug 07, 2013 11:27 PM IST
The CCEA, headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, will deliberate on allocation of Rs 2,900 crore for three central schemes for the entire plan period, sources added.