What is Mega Food Park Scheme?

The Mega Food Park Scheme was launched by the Central Government to create a mechanism linking the agricultural production to the market. It brings together farmers, food processors and retailers for augmenting the value addition, reducing food wastage and increasing farmers’ income and employment opportunities. The scheme seeks to provide supportive infrastructure for setting up modern food processing units and create supply chains.

The Union Minister of Food Processing Industries Narendra Singh Tomar virtually inaugurated the Indus Best Mega Food Park in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. It was developed under the Mega Food Park Scheme. This facility is expected to improve the food-processing sector in the state.

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