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SAMPADA Yojana expected to benefit 20 lakh farmers

SAMPADA Yojana expected to benefit 20 lakh farmers

Pradhan Mantri Kisan SAMPADA Yojana (PMKSY) is expected to benefit 20 lakh farmers and generate 5,30,500 employment by the year 2019-20

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The Pradhan Mantri Kisan SAMPADA Yojana (PMKSY) is expected to benefit 20 lakh farmers and generate 5,30,500 employment by the year 2019-20. The Government of India is implementing the SAMPADA (Scheme for Agro-Marine Processing and Development of Agro-Processing Clusters) scheme with an allocation of Rs. 6,000 crore for the period coterminous with the 14th Finance Commission Cycle, Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti said in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of Indian Parliament today.

The Minister also informed that under the scheme, the Ministry is implementing various Central sector schemes in the food processing sector. The PMKSY has the following schemes:
 

  • Mega Food Parks (in process)
  • Integrated Cold Chain and Value Addition Infrastructure (in process)
  • Creation / Expansion of Food Processing & Preservation Capacities (new)
  • Infrastructure for Agro-processing Clusters (new)
  • Creation of Backward and Forward Linkages (new)
  • Food Safety and Quality Assurance Infrastructure (in process)
  • Human Resources and Institutions (in process)

 
The details of the achievements made under major schemes of the flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Kisan SAMPADA Yojana in the food processing sector in the country are;

Name of the Scheme

No. of Projects

 

Total 

Operational

Ongoing

Mega Food Parks

42

10

32

Integrated Cold Chain and Value Addition Infrastructure

238

114

124

Setting up/ Upgradation of Food Testing Laboratories 

109

72

37

 

 

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