The Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) provides financial assistance in the form of Grant-in-Aid to the individuals, farmers, Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs), Entrepreneurs, Cooperatives, Societies, Self Help Groups (SHGs), Private Companies and Central/ State PSUs etc. for setting up of food processing industries/ units/ projects. Financial assistance to eligible applicants is provided as per the Scheme guidelines and against the Expression of Interest issued by the Ministry from time to time.
Number ofprojects approved for assistance under the component schemes of Central Sector Scheme -PRADHAN MANTRI KISAN SAMPADA YOJANA (PMKSY) is as follows:
|Year||Number of projects approved under PMKSY|
|Integrated Cold Chain and
Value Addition Infrastructure
Backward & Forward Linkages
|Operation Greens scheme||Scheme for
Creation/Expansion of Food Processing &
Infrastructure for Agro
This information was given by the Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, Shri RameswarTeli in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.