Ministry of Food Processing Current Affairs - 2020

Corona Virus: GoI halts three crucial policies as revenues shrink

As the outbreak of corona virus has hit revenue collection, the Government of India has dropped three crucial policies. Highlights The revenue collection for the fiscal year 2019-20 has contracted by 3.5% in the first 11 months. With the increasing threat of Corona Virus, it is expected that the revenue collection is to get reduced Read More…

GoI hosts National Organic Food Festival in New Delhi

The Government of India is to host National Organic Food Festival at the National Capital between February 21, 2020 and February 23, 2020. The festival is first of its kind. Around 150 women entrepreneurs are to participate in the festival Highlights The Ministry of Food Processing is organizing National level Food Festival for 3 days. Read More…

First Mega Food Park of Central India inaugurated

Union Minister for Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurated Steel Silo based Avantee Mega Food Park in Dewas, Madhya Pradesh. This is the first food park of central India. About Avantee Mega Food Park It is spread over 51 acres and has been constructed at a cost of about Rs.150 crore. About 5 thousand local Read More…

Food Processing Scheme: 271 crores cleared by IMAC

The Inter-Ministerial Approval Committee chaired by Minister of Food Processing Shri Harsimrat Kaur has sanctioned Rs 271 crores for the CEFPPC scheme (Creation/Expansion of Food Processing and Preservation Capacities) scheme. Highlights The focus was given to projects that emphasized on linking agriculture and marketing food processing technologies. During allocation, startups were given priorities according to Read More…

First Mega Food Park of Tripura Inaugurated

Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti inaugurated Sikaria Mega Food Park Pvt Ltd at Village Tulakona in Agartala. This is the 17th Mega Food Park in the country and first in the state of Tripura. Highlights about the Mega Food Park of Tripura The Mega Food Park has been set Read More…