Ministry of Food Processing Industries

Development of Food Processing Industry in Bihar

A total of 9 projects have been approved under component schemes of PMKSY in Bihar

Posted On: 23 MAR 2021 5:08PM by PIB Delhi

The Ministry of Food Processing industries (MoFPI)  is implementing a Central Sector umbrella scheme- Pradhan MantriKisanSampadaYojana (PMKSY) with an outlay of Rs. 6000 Crore for the period 2016-17 to 2019-20 for overall growth and development of food processing sector of the country including Bihar. The period has since been extended to FY 2020-21.The component schemes ofPMKSY are, inter alia, aimed at leveraging private investment, reducing postharvest losses and creation of off- farm job opportunities. PMKSY is not any region or state specific but demand driven with no state-wise fund allocation.

Under the component scheme of Skill Development – Human Resource & Institutions under PMKSY, MoFPI provides financial assistance for development of course curriculum for training modules and also for setting up of Infrastructure  of food processing related skill training centers.

So far, a total of  9 projects  have been approved under component schemes of PMKSY in Bihar, out of which one project under Integrated Cold Chain and Value Addition Infrastructure (ICC) scheme is located in Gopalganj district.

As part of the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Initiative, MoFPI is implementing a Centrally Sponsored Scheme-PM Formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprises Scheme (PMFME) for providing financial, technical and business support for upgradation/ setting up of 2 lakh micro food processing enterprises during five years from 2020-21 to 2024-25 with an outlay of Rs.10,000 crore.  Out of this, a total of 10,261 units have been allocated to Bihar with outlay of Rs 469.73 crore for the next five years.

List of projects sanctioned under component Schemes of PMKSY in Bihar

 

Sl. No.

Project

Name

District

Scheme

Date of approval

Project

Cost(Rs crore)

Grant Approved (Rs crore)

Status

1

Pristine Mega Food Park Pvt.

Ltd.

Khagaria

Mega Food

Park

06.08.2014

120.13

41.9

Under

Implementation

2

Ganga

Dairy Ltd.

Begusarai

Integrated

Cold Chain and Value Addition

Infrastructure

27.03.2009

22.6

9.35

Commercial production started

3

Mahua

Cooperative

Cold Storage Limited

Vaishali

Integrated

Cold Chain and Value Addition

Infrastructure

22.05.2015

21.33

9.75

Under

Implementation

4

RK Agri Biz LLP

Muzaffarpu

r

Integrated

Cold Chain and Value Addition

Infrastructure

04.05.2017

22.79

7.48

Commercial production started

5

Shalimar

Cold

Storage

Patna

Integrated

Cold Chain and Value Addition

Infrastructure

22.07.2019

29.87

10

Under implementation

6

ABZ Agro Pvt Ltd

Kishanganj

Integrated

Cold Chain and Value Addition

Infrastructure

24.07.2019

43.34

10

Under

Implementation

7

Saran Dairy Producer Company Limited

Gopalganj

Integrated

Cold Chain and Value Addition

Infrastructure

28.09.2020

11.66

3.05

Under

Implementation

8

M/s

Shreekanga n Food Park,

Agapur, Teghra

Begusarai

Infrastructurefor AgroProcessing Clusters

15.03.2019

30.434

7.908

Under

Implementation

9

M/s Natraja Nutrifeed Pvt Ltd

Khagaria

Creation

/Expansion of Food

Processing &

Preservation

Capacities

25.07.2019

23.21

5

Under

Implementation

                   

 

This information was given by the Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Shri Rameswar Teli in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

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