The government has approved 28 Food Processing Projects worth over 320 crore rupees.
These projects supported with a grant of over 107 crore rupees by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries were approved under the Scheme for Creation and Expansion of Food Processing and Preservation Capacities- CEFPPC in the Inter-Ministerial Approval Committee (IMAC) meeting.
These projects spread over 10 states are likely to generate employment for nearly 10 thousand people.
Minister of Food Processing Industries Narendra Singh Tomar chaired the IMAC meeting through video conference to consider projects under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY) for necessary Grants-in-aid.
These 28 projects will create a processing capacity of 1237 Metric Tonnes daily and are spread across the states of Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir , Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Assam, and Manipur.