Govt to operationalise 4 mega food parks in 3 months

INDIA

30th May 2017

New Delhi, May 30 (PTI) The government today said it is working on a rapid pace for the development of the food processing sector and about four mega food parks will be made operational in the next three months.

The industry is taking interest in the food processing sector as the government has received 300 proposals for setting up new cold chain projects, it said.

“Only two mega food parks became operational between 2009 and 2014 whereas six mega food parks became operational between 2014 and 2017, likewise 42 mega food parks will become operational by 2019, Union Minister of State for Food Processing Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti said at an Assocham event.

Four mega food parks will become operational in the next three months, she said in a statement issued by Assocham.

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