Scheme for Mega Food Park for farmers capital grant


Ministry

Ministry Of Food Processing Industries

Description

This scheme provides mechanism to link agricultural production and market by bringing together farmers, processors and retailers to ensure maximising the value addition, minimising the wastages, increasing farmers’ income and creating employment opportunities particularly in the rural sector. This is based on “cluster” approach and envisages a well-defined agree /horticultural processing zone containing state-of-the-art processing facilities with support infrastructure and well-established supply chain. These include Collection Centres, Primary Processing Centres (PPC), Central Processing Centres (CPC) and Cold Chain infrastructure.

Sponsored By

Central Government of India

Objective

Mechanism to link agricultural production and market to maximise value addition, enhance farmers’ income, create rural employment

Eligibility

Farmer groups, Self Help Groups, individual farmers

Beneficiaries

Benefits

One-time capital grant of 50% of project cost (excluding land cost) subject to a maximum of Rs.50 crore in general areas and 75% of project cost (excluding land cost) subject to a ceiling of Rs.50 crore in difficult and hilly areas, i.e., North-East Region including Sikkim, J&K, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and ITDP notified areas of the states.

Programme Management Agency (PMA) is appointed by the Ministry to provide management, capacity building, coordination and monitoring support. Separate amount to the extent of 5% of overall grants available is earmarked.

How To Apply

A Udyami Helpline: Dial 1800-180-6763 [Toll Free Number] for queries relating to this Schemes.

Contact to any

Cluster Development Initiatives, Project Management Consultants (PMC), SPV or

Director, Ministry of Food Processing.

Status

Active

Sector

Food Processing Industries



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