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Self-Help Groups (SHGs) in Food Processing Sector


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03 AUG 2021 1:19PM by PIB Delhi

Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) is implementing a Central Sector scheme-PRADHAN MANTRI KISAN SAMPADA YOJANA (PMKSY), since 2016-17, for overall growth and development of food processing sector, minimizing the post-harvest losses and for creation of off-farm employment and higher realization to the farmers. Under the PMKSY, major component schemes are (i) Mega Food Parks  (ii) Integrated Cold Chain and Value Addition Infrastructure (iii) Creation/ Expansion of Food Processing/Preservation Capacities (iv) Infrastructure for Agro-processing Clusters (v) Creation of Backward and Forward Linkages and (vi) Operation Greens. Self-Help Groups (SHGs) and Producer Cooperatives/Farmers Producer Organizations are the eligible entities for availing the assistance under these schemes. Details of the projects/units assisted under various component schemes of PMKSY wherein the beneficiary is Self Help Group/Producer Cooperative/Farmers Producer Organization/Cooperative society is given at Annex.

The new farms lawswill complement the efforts made under PMSKY for enhancing investment in value addition and post-harvest infrastructure near to farm gate, creating more employment opportunities, and facilitate better price realisation to the farmers to enhance their income.

Since the implementation of PMKSY in 2016-17, the estimated number of people engaged in the projects/units approved under various component schemes are 6,32,780.

Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel gave this information in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

ANNEXURE

 

The details of the projects / units assisted under PMKSY wherein the beneficiary is Self Help Group / Producer Cooperative / Farmers Producer Organization / Cooperative society

Sl. No

Name of the project/unit

District, State/UTs

Mega Food Parks (MFPs)

1

Haryana State Co-operative Supply & Marketing federation LTD (HAFED)

Rohtak, Haryana

Agro Processing Cluster (APCs)

1

Mekalsuta Agro Farmer Producer Company Ltd

Shajapur, Madhya Pradesh

 

2

Sahyadri Farmers Producer Company Ltd

Nashik, Maharashtra

3

Swabhimani Co-op Industrial Estate Ltd

Kolhapur, Maharashtra

Creation/Expansion of Food Processing and Preservation Capacities (CEFPPC)

1

Sahyadri Farmers Producer Company Ltd (Unit-I)

Nashik, Maharashtra

2

Sahyadri Farmers Producer Company Ltd (Unit-II)

Nashik, Maharashtra

3

Sahyadri Farmers Producer Company Ltd (Unit-III)

Nashik, Maharashtra

4

Sahyadri Farmers Producer Company Ltd (Unit-IV)

Nashik, Maharashtra

5

Sahyadri Farmers Producer Company Ltd (Unit-V)

Nashik, Maharashtra

6

Goa BagayatdarSahakariKharediVikriSanusthaMaryadit

North Goa, Goa

Integrated Cold Chain and Value Addition (Cold Chain)

1

Krishna District Milk Producers’ Mutually Aided Co-operative Union Ltd

Krishna, Andhra Pradesh

2

Saran dairy Producer Company Ltd

Gopalganj, Bihar

3

Sabarkantha Dist. Co-op Society (1st)

Sabarkantha, Gujarat

4

Panchmahal Dist. Co-operative Milk Producers’ Union Ltd

Panchmahal, Gujarat

5

Sabarkantha Dist. Co-op Society (2nd)

Sabarkantha, Gujarat

6

Ahmedabad District Co-operative Milk Producer’s union Ltd

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

 

7

Bangalore &Ramanagara District Co-Operative Milk Producers Societies Union Ltd (BAMUL)

Ramanagara, Karnataka

8

Gandhinagar District Cooperative Milk Producers Union Ltd

Udaipur, Rajasthan

Creation of Backward and Forward Linkages (BFLs)

1

Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Ltd (TRIFED)

Baster, Chhattisgarh

2

Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Ltd(TRIFED)

Raigad, Maharashtra

 

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