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Food Processing Industries to remain open during extended Lock Down

On April 21, 2020, Government of India announced that food processing industries, caregivers of senior citizens and prepaid mobile charging units are to remain open during extended lock down. Highlights The Ministry of Home Affairs recently issued guidelines for the categories to remain open during extended lock down. According to the guidelines, the states were ..

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Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana

32 projects have been approved under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana in the food processing sector during the inter-ministerial approval committee meeting. Purpose of the Scheme: The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana is a scheme being implemented by the union ministry of food processing industries. It was launched in 2016 and is to extend ..

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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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GoI hosts National Organic Food Festival in New Delhi

The Government of India is to host National Organic Food Festival at the National Capital between February 21, 2020 and February 23, 2020. The festival is first of its kind. Around 150 women entrepreneurs are to participate in the festival Highlights The Ministry of Food Processing is organizing National level Food Festival for 3 days. ..

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Atal Innovation Mission joins with several ministries to stimulate innovation in India

On February 5, 2020, the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) joined hands with several ministries such as MSME, agriculture, food processing and also with NITI Aayog to stimulate innovation in India. The mission aimed to showcase government funded innovations. Highlights In order to achieve its objective, AIM began its first demo session with the Ministry of ..

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