Mega Food Parks under PMKSY

  • The Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) has sanctioned 39 Mega Food Parks and 298 Integrated Cold Chain Projects throughout the country.
  • The MoFPI is focusing on building cold chain infrastructure across the country, for seamless transfer of perishables from production to consumption areas, through the PMKSY Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana.
  • which comprises of component schemes namely
  • (i) Integrated Cold Chain and Value Addition Infrastructure,
  • (ii) Mega Food Park,
  • (iii) Creation of Backward & Forward Linkages,
  • (iv) Creation/ Expansion of Food Processing and Preservation Capacities
  • (v) Agro-Processing Clusters and
  • (vi) Operation Greens.
  • These schemes aim at arresting post-harvest losses of horticulture and non-horticulture produce by encouraging the creation of cold storages/ primary processing/ and transportation facilities across the country.
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