Food Processing Current Affairs - 2020

First Mega Food Park of Mizoram inaugurated

On July 20, 2020, the Minister of food Processing Industry Harsimrat Kaur Badal e-inaugurated the first Mega Food Park in Mizoram. Highlights The Zoram Food Park (non-governmental) inaugurated in Mizoram is to provide employment to 5,000 persons and will benefit 25,000 farmers in primary processing centre and core processing centre. The park is expected to Read More…

Cabinet meets to approve several initiatives under Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan

On May 20, 2020, the union cabinet approved several initiatives under Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan that was launched by PM Modi recently. Highlights The Union Cabinet has approved allocation of food grains, adoption of auction methodology for coal, issuance of second order to Reorganisation of Jammu and Kashmir, Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Read More…

Group of Ministers submitted draft proposal on Employment and Skill Development

The Group of Ministers Committee formed under the leadership of Social Justice and Empowerment Minister recently submitted its draft proposals on employment and skill development. Proposals made The following proposals were made by the draft The draft has proposed “The Land Pooling Model”. The model is being used in greenfield airports. The proposal suggests to Read More…

GoI completes integrating Cold Chain Projects

On May 5, 2020, the Ministry of Food Processing held video conference to discuss about the completion of the integration of cold projects in the country. The promoters of the project were the main participants of the conference. Highlights Over 38 cold chain project promoters participated in the conference. The promoters shared their challenges and Read More…

IIFPT to manufacture and supply nutrient-rich food

The Indian Institute of Food Processing Industry (IIFPT) operating under Ministry of Food Processing Industry has been manufacturing nutrient rich food for COVID-19 patients. Highlights The institute is supplying bread loves that are enriched with moringa leaves. It has also produced whey protein that constitutes 9.8% of protein and 8.1% of fiber. Also, immunity boosters Read More…