Food Processing Sector Current Affairs, GK & News
A convergence portal was jointly launched by the Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) and Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare to increase the potential of India’s agriculture and food processing sector. Key facts The convergence portal brings together Agriculture Infrastructure Fund (AIF) scheme, Pradhan Mantri Micro Food Enterprises Upgradation Scheme (PMFME) and Pradhan ..
Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Micro food Processing Enterprises (PMFME) Scheme was launched under the Atma Nirbhar Abhiyan to boost the existing micro-enterprises in the nation’s food processing industry’s unorganized segment. It also looks to promote and provide support to the various Self-Help Groups (SHG), Farmer Producer Organisations (FPO), and Producers Cooperatives of the country. Overview: ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
The Indian Institute of Food Processing Industry (IIFPT) operating under Ministry of Food Processing Industry has been manufacturing nutrient rich food for COVID-19 patients. Highlights The institute is supplying bread loves that are enriched with moringa leaves. It has also produced whey protein that constitutes 9.8% of protein and 8.1% of fiber. Also, immunity boosters ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
Topics: Crop Production • Food Processing • Food Processing Sector • Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) • FSSAI • Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology • Nutritional Security
The Confederation of Indian Industries recently published its report “Exit from Lock Down”. Under the report, the confederation suggests slow and staggered approach of reopening of industrial sectors. Key Highlights of the report The Report suggests classification of geographies as red, amber and green. This should be done based on the incidence of COVID-19 cases. ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
On December 18, 2019, the FSSAI (Food Safety Standards Association of India) announced that the front of packet labeling will be delinked from its general labeling regulation. The move is being implemented in order to make the consumers aware of food products that are high in fat, salt and sugar content. Highlights The authority has ..
Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Minister for Food Processing Industries, recently announced that World Food India 2019 will be held at Vigyan Bhawan and Rajpath Lawns in New Delhi from 1st to 4th November 2019. Key Highlights The announcement was made while Smt. Kaur was chairing a meeting with various stakeholders of World Food India ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs