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Madhya Pradesh gets first Mega Food Park

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Madhya Pradesh gets its First Mega Food Park promoted by M/s Indus mega Food Part Pvt. Ltd.It was inaugurated by Union Minister of Food Processing Industries.

  • The Mega Food Park is expected to cost Rs. 127.70 crore in an area of 53.78 acres.

Key Highlights about the project

  • It will help to give an impulsion to the growth of the Food Processing Sector in the state.
  • It will have facilities of 3000 MT Cold Storage, 9000 MT Dry Warehouse, Instant Quick Freeze (IQF) 5 MT per hour, modern Quality Control lab and other processing facilities for fruits and vegetables.Food park
  • The project will help in providing better prices to farmers.
  • It will reduce wastage of perishables and will add value to agricultural produce.
  • The proposed project will create enormous opportunities for private enterprise and employment for the youth of the State.
  • It will create a modern infrastructure for arresting post-harvest losses of horticultural and non-horticultural.
  • The Food Park will provide benefits to the people of Khargone district and the people of nearby districts.
  • The Mega Food Park will probably provide employment to about 6000 people and benefit about 25,000 to 30,000 farmers direct and indirect.

Keys

  • Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh – Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan
  • Minister of Urban Development & Parliamentary Affairs – Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu
  • Minister of State for Food Processing Industries – SadhviNiranjanJyoti
  • Union Minister of Food Processing Industries – Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal