Issued on 9 Jun 20
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37 mega food parks and 297 integrated cold chain projects sanctioned under PMKSY
"MoFPI" New Delhi " The Ministry of Food Processing Industries"
has sanctioned 37 mega food parks and 298 integrated cold chain projects throughout the country to fill in the gaps across the value chain and establishing the cold chain grid, said Rameswar Teli, minister of state for Food Processing Industries.
The MoFPI is focusing on building cold chain infrastructure across the country, for seamless transfer of perishables from production to consumption areas, through the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY).
Under operation greens, five projects have been approved and another 150 projects under food testing laboratories.
45 projects have been approved for agro processing clusters, 58 projects have been cleared for creation of backward and forward linkages.