Ministry of Food Processing Current Affairs - 2020

Himachal’s First Mega Food Park inaugurated in Una

The Union Minister of Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurated the Cremica Food Park in Una which is the first mega food park of Himachal Pradesh. Cremica Food Park The important features of the Cremica Food Park are: The mega food park set up at a cost of Rs 107.34 crore will benefit people of Read More…

Government approves operationalisation strategy for Operation Greens

Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) approved operationalisation strategy for Operation Greens. Operation Greens was announced by Union Government in Budget 2018-19 to stabilise supply of Tomato, Onion and Potato (TOP) crops. It is aimed at ensuring availability of TOP crops throughout the country round the year without price volatility. Strategy comprises series of Read More…

Fact Box: SAMPADA Scheme

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved re-structuring the schemes of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) under new Central Sector Scheme called as SAMPADA (Scheme for Agro-Marine Processing and Development of Agro-Processing Clusters) for the time period 2016-20. Salient Highlights SAMPADA is an umbrella scheme incorporating ongoing schemes of the Ministry of Read More…

Government to launch SAMPADA scheme for food processing

The Union Ministry of Food Processing is going to launch Scheme for Agro-Marine Produce Processing and Development of Agro-Processing Clusters (SAMPADA) for food processing sector. The scheme will integrate current and new schemes aimed at reducing food wastage and doubling farmers’ income by 2022.  It will help to create infrastructure for linkage of entire supply Read More…