Food Processing First Mega Food Park in Uttar Pradesh to be Established at Jagdishpur
Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing, Dr Charan Das Mahant, re-affirmed all support from the Food Processing Industries Ministry to the food processing sector in Uttar Pradesh. Dr Mahant was speaking at a function held at Jagdishpur in Amethi district of Uttar Pradesh today to lay the foundation stone of the first mega food park in Uttar Pradesh...
Jagdishpur/India – The Minister expressed the hope that setting up of this modern food processing facility will usher in a new era of food processing in the entire region. The Park, the Minister informed, will have nearly 35 industrial units and will give direct and indirect employment to about 30,000 persons.
The Park will have most-modern infrastructure and facilities for food processing. This, the Minister said, will help small and medium sized entrepreneurs, self-help groups and farmer-groups to set up food processing industries. This will create a market for raw material and in turn provide better prices to farmers for their produce.