Union Minister for Food Processing Industries virtually inaugurated the Indus Best Mega Food Park, Raipur on 3rd June 2021. the Mega Food Park will ensure value addition, longer shelf life for farm produce, better price realization for farmers, excellent storage facility and will provide an alternate market for farmers in the region.
About Mega Food Park Scheme
Implementing agency : Ministry of Food Processing Industries
Ministry of Food Processing Industries is focusing on boosting the food processing industry so that the agriculture sector helps in doubling the farmer’s income. The Scheme of Mega Food Park aims at providing a mechanism to link agricultural production to the market by bringing together farmers, processors and retailers so as to ensure maximizing value addition, minimizing wastage, increasing farmers income and creating employment opportunities particularly in rural sector. Under the Scheme, the Government of India provides financial assistance up to Rs. 50.00 Crore per Mega Food Park project.
Sources : PIB