Ministry of Food Processing Industries: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Government sanctions 32 projects in food processing sector under PMKSY

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY) is aimed at creation of processing and modernisation of food processing units and value addition. The central sector scheme will be implemented by Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI). Recently, Government has sanctioned 32 projects in the food processing sector under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY).

Union Minister of Food Processing Industries launches MIEWS web portal

Union Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal recently launched a first-of-its-kind platform called ‘Market Intelligence and Early Warning System (MIEWS) Web Portal’. The MIEWS provides real time monitoring of prices of tomato, onion and potato, collectively known as ‘TOP’. The portal would display all relevant information related to TOP crops such as Prices ..

National Organic Food Festival inaugurated in New Delhi

The National Organic Food Festival was recently inaugurated in New Delhi by the Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani. ‘Unleashing India’s Organic Market Potential’ is the theme of the festival. Hundreds of woman entrepreneurs and different self-help groups (SHGs) from across the nation exhibit their ..

UAE hosts ‘GulFood 2020’

‘GulFood 2020’, the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition is being held in the Dubai World Trade Centre city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), form February 16 to 20. In the 25th edition of the exhibition, more than 5000 exhibitors are to participate. The Indian pavilion at the exhibition was recently inaugurated ..

‘Organic food festival’ to be organised in New Delhi

The Ministry of Food Processing Industries in association with the Ministry of Women and Child Development is to organise ‘Organic food festival’ in New Delhi, in this month. The two Union ministries have recently signed an agreement in this regard. The festival is expected to assist the women entrepreneurs in organic food sector to connect ..