Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI), Government of India, has been implementing a Central sector umbrella scheme- Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY) since 2016-17 for overall growth and development of the food processing sector including setting up of food processing industries in rural areas of the country. The component schemes of PMKSY are – (i) Mega Food Park; (ii) Integrated Cold Chain and Value Addition Infrastructure; (iii) Creation /expansion of Food Processing & Preservation Capacities; (iv) Infrastructure for Agro-Processing Clusters; (v) Creation of Backward & Forward linkages; (vi) Food Safety and Quality Assurance Infrastructure; (vii) Human Resource and Institutions and (viii) Operation Greens. Under component schemes of PMKSY, MoFPI provides mostly credit-linked financial assistance (capital subsidy) in the form of grants-in-aid to entrepreneurs for setting up food processing and preservation industries.
MoFPI is also implementing a Centrally sponsored scheme-PM Formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprises Scheme (PMFME) for providing financial, technical and business support for up-gradation and setting up of two lakh micro food processing enterprises across the country during five years from 2020-21 to 2024-25 with an outlay of Rs.10,000 crore. Being a Central sector and demand-driven scheme, no state-wise allocation is made under PMKSY.
Budgetary allocation and expenditure till Nov 11 for FY 2021-22 under PMKSY (Rs Crore)
|Component Scheme||Budgetary Estimate (BE)||Expenditure made|
|Mega Food Park||57.60||26.18|
|Infrastructure for Agro-Processing Clusters||37.50||31.50|
|Integrated Cold Chain and Value Addition Infrastructure||227.60||156.80|
|Creation and Expansion of Food Processing & Preservation Capacities||162.00||144.08|
|Creation of Backward & Forward Linkages||51.70||20.37|
|Food Safety and Quality Assurance Infrastructure||45.20||27.81|
|Human Resource and Institutions||44.80||5.76|
Budgetary allocation and expenditure till Nov 30 for FY 2021-22 under PMFME (Rs Crore)
|Scheme||Budgetary Estimate (BE)||Expenditure made|
|Pradhan Mantri Formalization of MicroEnterprises (PMFME)||500||134.42|
State-wise funds released and expenditure incurred till date PMFME (in rupees)
|States/UTs||Total Funds Released||Total Expenditure Incurred|
|Andaman & Nicobar Islands||15,96,82,000||13,46,394|
|Dadar Nagar Haveli & Daman and Diu||1,29,03,333||2,19,044|
|Jammu & Kashmir||9,20,93,800||24506752 (In Pipeline)|
This information was given by Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, Prahlad Singh Patel in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.
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