Food Processing Industry: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana: Ministry of Food Processing approves Rs 234.68 crores of projects

Published: November 24, 2020

On November 24, 2020, the Union Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar approved food processing projects of Rs 234.68 crores. Around seven proposals received under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana were approved. The proposals were sent under the Scheme for Creation of Infrastructure for Agro Processing Cluster of PMKSY. National Food Processing Policy The policy was ..

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PM-FME Scheme: Capacity building Component launched

Published: November 19, 2020

On November 18, 2020, the Minister of Food Processing Industries Narendra Singh Tomar launched the Capacity building Component of the Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Micro food processing Enterprises scheme. Features Under the capacity building component of the scheme, the trainers are to be delivered with classroom lecture and demonstration through online mode. These trainers will ..

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CSIR Technologies for Rural Development launched

Published: October 1, 2020

On October 1, 2020, the Union Minister of Science and Technology Dr Harsh Vardhan launched CSIR Technologies for rural development. CSIR is Council of Scientific and Industrial Research. Highlights It is a joint initiative of CSIR, IIT-Delhi, Unnat Bharat Abhiyan and Vijnana Bharti (VIBHA). The initiative was launched during the celebrations of 40th foundation day ..

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GoI completes integrating Cold Chain Projects

Published: May 5, 2020

On May 5, 2020, the Ministry of Food Processing held video conference to discuss about the completion of the integration of cold projects in the country. The promoters of the project were the main participants of the conference. Highlights Over 38 cold chain project promoters participated in the conference. The promoters shared their challenges and ..

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Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology

Published: April 26, 2020

The IIFPT has formulated novel food products for COVID-19 patients. The food products are being supplied to hospitals to support the efforts against the disease. About the Efforts COVID-19 patients who are under medical examination at Thanjavur Medical College in Tamil Nadu and those who were recently discharged are being provided with nutritious food products ..

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