New Delhi :A total of 17 projects for food processing have been approved by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries under various sub-schemes of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Smpada Yojana (PMKSY) in 2021-22 having processing capacity of 3.6428 Lakh MT/annum and preservation capacity of 2.2149 Lakh MT/annum.
(b): The details of 17 projects are as under:
|SN||Scheme||Number of Approved Projects|
|1||Agro Processing Clusters (APC)||7|
|2||Creation/Expansion of Food Processing/Preservation Capacity (CEFPPC)||3|
|3||Integrated Cold Chain & Value Addition Infrastructure (ICC)||5|
|4||Mega Food Parks (MFP)||2|
(c): The 17 projects sanctioned in 2021-22 have employment capacity of 11,137.
This information was given by Minister of State for M/o Food Processing Industries, Prahlad Singh Patel in a written reply in Lok Sabha today