pradhan mantri kisan sampada yojana Current Affairs, GK & News

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

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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GoI: 29 Projects approved to benefit Farmers

On November 9, 2020, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar chaired Inter-Ministerial Approval Committee meeting. The committee approved 29 projects leveraging investment of Rs 443 crores. Key Highlights Under the Scheme of Integrated Cold Chain and Value Addition, Rs 189 crores were allocated. Rs 15 crores was allocated to the BFL scheme. BFL is creation of Backward ..

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Operation Green: 50% Freight Subsidy for agricultural perishables

The Ministry of Food Processing and the ministry of Railways have jointly provided subsidised rate of 50% for freight transportation of perishable agriculture produce such as vegetables and fruits. The step is being implemented to boost Operation Green. Operation Green is implemented by Ministry of Food Processing. Key Highlights The ministries will provide 50% subsidies ..

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37 Mega Food Parks in 23 States/UTs Approved

Mega Food Park Scheme (MFPS) is being implemented by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries. The scheme has been creating modern infrastructure for the food processing industries since 2008. A Total of 42 food parks have been planned, and 37 Mega Food Parks have recently been approved out of which 19 are already operational. About ..

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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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