| MEGA FOOD PARK SCHEME
Vision 2015 of Ministry of Food Processing Industries aims to raise the processing
of perishables in the country from existing 6 % to 20 %, value addition from 20
% to 35 % and the share in global food trade from 1.5 % to 3 % by year
2015. By creating post harvest handling infrastructure PFHPL will also help
reduce post harvest losses of perishables from current level of 30% to 35%
valued approximately Rs. 50,000 Crores per annum. To realize the Vision 2015, Ministry of Food
Processing Industries (MoFPI) has pledged support under the Mega Food Park
Scheme (MFPS). Each Mega Food Park (MFP) will be subsidized with an amount of Rs.
50 Cr on a milestone & progress achievement basis. The ministry of
food processing industries proposes to establish 30 (thirty) Mega food parks in
the country during 11th plan with the following objectives...