Rs.1.1 bln grant for 28 food processing projects approved

by Nidhi Bhati

The Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) has approved a grant of Rs.1.1 billion for implementing 28 food processing projects under the Creation and Expansion of Food Processing and Preservation Capacities (CEFPPC) scheme. These projects will create a processing capacity of 1,237 tonne daily and are spread across the states of Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Assam, and Manipur. The 28 projects entail a total investment of more than Rs.3 billion.