MoFPI further modified the operational guidelines for the scheme for Creation or Expansion of Food Processing and Preservation Capacities of PMKSY

Jul 17, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) on July 15, 2019, has further modified the operational guidelines for the scheme for Creation or Expansion of Food Processing and Preservation Capacities (CEFPPC) of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY).

Objectives:

The main objective of the Scheme is creation of processing and preservation capacities and modernization /expansion of existing food processing units which will help in increasing the level of processing, value addition and thereby lead to reduction of wastage and enhancement of farmers’ income.

Eligible Sector:

(i)            Fruits & vegetables processing,

(ii)          Milk Processing

(iii)         Meat/poultry/fish processing,

(iv)        Ready to Eat / Ready to Cook Food Products/ Breakfast cereals/ Snacks / bakery and other food products including nutritional health foods.

(v)          Grains/pulses, oil seed milling and processing based on modern technology.

(vi)        Modern Rice milling.

(vii)       Other agri-horti products including spices, coconut, soybean, mushroom processing, honey processing, etc.

(viii)     Fruits/ Honey based wines.

(ix)        Natural Food flavors, food additives/ food extracts & colours, oleoresins, guar gum, cocoa products etc.

(x)          Manufacturing jaggery from sugarcane and value added products from jaggery (as raw material) except sugar mills.

(xi)        Any other sector that makes food products fit for human consumption.

(xii)       Animal feed manufacturing unit to be set up in Mega Food Parks and Agro Processing Clusters approved by the Ministry from time to time.

Proposals are invited from potential promoters / investors under the Scheme for CEFPPC for setting up /expansion of food processing units in the Country.

The willing investors may submit their proposals through online portal on or before September 30, 2019 by 11 PM.


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