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Investors’ Portal for Food Processing Industry Launched Shri Tariq Anwar Releases Compilation on Facilities Available to Investors in Different States

Comments Off | 10-16-2013

Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries, Shri Tariq Anwar launched “Investors’ Portal” for Food Processing Industry here today.
Investors’ portal intends to provide information, particularly to investors, about infrastructure facilities for setting up food processing units, availability of raw material, marketing infrastructure, sector specific State agencies, and fiscal incentives in a user friendly

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Approval for continuation of the National Mission on Food Processing

Comments Off | 06-28-2013

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today approved the continuation of the National Mission on Food Processing (NMFP) for the remainder of 12th Five Year Plan (2013-17) based on detailed proposals submitted by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MOFPI).
The NMFP outlay for 2012-17 has been kept at Rs. 1,600 crore consisting of Rs. 1,250

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Plan Allocation of Rs.5,990 Crore During Xii Plan for Promoting Food Processing Industries

Comments Off | 04-26-2013

To implement various Schemes for promotion and development of Food Processing Sector, the Government has made a plan allocation of Rs. 5990 crore during the XII Plan.
The Government had launched a Centrally Sponsored Scheme – National Mission on Food Processing (NMFP) during 2012-13, the first year of the XII Five Year Plan. The major programmes/Schemes

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Rs. 14574.38 Lakh Provided to Food Processing Units in 2012-13

Comments Off | 03-19-2013

In order to assist the entrepreneurs and agro-processing industries, Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MFPI) implemented the Scheme for Technology Upgradation/ Establishment/Modernization of Food Processing Industries during 11th Plan. The Scheme is specifically aimed at creation of new processing capacity and up-gradation of existing processing capabilities for various sectors like Milk, Fruit & Vegetables, Meat,

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Food Processing Industries Generated Value Over Rs. 6.66 Lakh Crore in 2010-11

Comments Off | 03-19-2013

As per National Account Statistics (NAS) data, food processing industries generated output worth Rs. 6,66,662 crore in 2010-11. It was Rs. 6,02,477 crore in 2009-10, Rs. 5,46,050 crore in 2008-09 and Rs. 4,74,580 crore in 2007-08. The annual growth rate of production by food processing industries in 2010-11 is 10.7%.
This information was given in Lok

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Shri Pawar to Address 1st International Conference on Innovations in Food Processing, Value Chain Management and Food Safety

Comments Off | 01-10-2013

Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Minister, Shri Sharad Pawar will address the1st International Conference on Innovations in Food Processing, Value Chain Management and Food Safety (IFpvs) at the world-class institution in food processing sector – called NIFTEM – at Kundli, Haryana, tomorrow (10th January). Ministers of State, Dr Charan Das Mahant and Shri Tariq Anwar

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Steps Taken by the Centre to Promote Food Processing Industries in the North East

Comments Off | 12-8-2012

The Ministry of Food Processing Industries in coordination with Small Farmers` Agri-Business Consortium (SFAC) under Ministry of Agriculture is implementing Mini Mission-IV under Horticulture Mission for North-East & Himalayan States. Under the Mini Mission-IV component of this scheme, assistance at higher rates i.e. @ 50% upto Rs. 4 crore for setting up of new food

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Food Processing is Growing more than Agri and Manufacturing Sectors, turning Farmers into Entrepreneurs: Shri Pawar

Comments Off | 11-9-2012

If there is one sector that has been growing faster than agriculture as well as manufacturing sectors, has the potential to create jobs in the rural areas, bridge the gap between the price paid by the consumer and that received by the farmer and create value addition and earn foreign exchange by export of value-added

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National Mission to Give Boost to Food Processing

Comments Off | 08-15-2012

The National Mission on Food Processing has started functioning for preparatory activities, from 1.4.2012. Action for starting the implementation of schemes through the NMFP is under consideration of the Government.
The National Mission on Food Processing (NMFP) is a new Centrally Sponsored Scheme for giving of greater role to State/UTs; decentralized administration, better outreach and effective

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Shri Pawar Calls for Priority Sector Status to Food Processing Projects

Comments Off | 07-10-2012

Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Minister, Shri Sharad Pawar today, in addition to existing instruments of duty exemption etc, strongly advocated for giving the status of priority sector lending for the projects involved in processing of perishable products.
He was speaking after inaugurating the Srini Mega Food Park at Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh.
“The Ministry expects that

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