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Italy: First Food Park in India

Italy recently launched the first “Mega Food Park” in India involving food processing facilities. It is the first Italian-Indian Food Park project launched in the country. About the Project The name of the project is “Mega Food Park”. The main aim of the project is to develop an interaction between agriculture and industry. Also, the ..

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Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana: 32 projects sanctioned

On February 27, 2020, the Inter-Ministerial Approval Committee chaired by the Minister of Food Processing sanctioned 32 projects under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY). Highlights The projects sanctioned have the capacity to create 15,000 employment opportunities. The projects aim at increasing the shelf life of agricultural produce and provide steady revenue for the farmers. ..

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Short Note : Sonitpur district, Assam

The Sonitpur district is the second largest (area wise) and the third most populous district in Assam. The district headquarters of the Sonitpur district is located in Tezpur. It is known for its immense flora and fauna reserves and is home to multiple national parks and wildlife sanctuaries. Nameri National Park The Nameri National Park ..

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Jharkhand gets first Mega Food Park at Ranchi

Jharkhand’s first mega food park was inaugurated by Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal at village Getalsud in Ranchi district of state. This park is promoted by Jharkhand Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd and seeks to give an impetus to the growth of the food processing sector in the state. Key facts The mega ..

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Centre accorded Food Park status to three industrial parks in Odisha.

Three more food processing industries in Odisha have been accorded the status of designated food parks by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) on 7 August 2015. The three industrial estates that got food park status are Agro Industrial Estate for maize, Nabarangpur, Jagatpur industrial estate in Cuttack and Mancheswar industrial estate in Bhubaneswar. Earlier in June ..

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