Food Processing Week

Food Processing Week was organized by the Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries from September 6 to 12 this year. The event was organized as part of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations.
The purpose of the Food Processing Week is to modernize infrastructure for India’s Food Processing Industries. During the week, 21 food processing projects were inaugurated by the Central Government. The total cost of these projects is Rs.416.59 crore. They were provided a grant-in-aid of Rs.104.21 crore. These projects will increase value addition, ensure longer shelf life for farm produce, boost employment and provide alternate markets for farmers.

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