Food & Beverages Mega Food Parks at Various Stages of Implementation
There are 15 Mega Food Parks existing in the country at various stages of implementation. The Mega Food Park projects aim at developing adequate infrastructure facilities from farm gate to retailer outlet and effective supply chain management.
New Delhi/India – The projects are expected to provide remunerative price to the farmers, minimise wastage of agri. produce and generate sufficient employment in the agriculture sector. On successful implementation, it is expected that each project on an average will have around 30-35 food processing units with a collective investment of Rs. 250 crores that would eventually lead to annual turnover of about Rs. 450-500 crores and creation of direct and indirect employment to the extent of about 30,000.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, Dr. Charan Das Mahant.