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Organic Farming


Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurates organic food processing unit worth INR 50 crore in Uttar Pradesh

Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurates organic food processing unit worth INR 50 crore in Uttar Pradesh

With the inauguration of this food processing unit, 5000 farmers will be benefitted and it is expected to leverage an investment of INR 50.33 crores, said Mrs Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Minister for Food Processing Industries.

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Over 5000 Farmers likely to benefit

NEW DELHI, 9 September 2020: With the inauguration of this food processing unit, 5000 farmers will be benefitted and it is expected to leverage an investment of INR 50.33 crores, said Mrs Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Minister for Food Processing Industries.

Inaugurating the food processing unit located in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh through video conference today, Mrs Badal said that the food processing sector is witnessing robust growth and has been identified as a champion sector by the Government of India.

She added that the diverse basket of agricultural raw material base and agro-climatic attributes of UP provide the requisite platform for the state to develop a vibrant food processing industry. Sh Rameswar Teli, MoS, FPI, Smt. Pushpa Subrahmanyam, Secretary MoFPI and promoters of Organic India were also present during the virtual inauguration.

Mrs Badal urged the promoters of the unit to experiment and invest further into new innovative products in the organic segment of food processing sector. She appreciated the promoters for setting up a manufacturing plant in UP to export an array of tea products to about 30 countries. 

She further said that with the promoters having obtained all necessary global certifications, their mission of making organic products of India globally famous, will be a boost to India’s vision of AtmaNirbhar Bharat and Make in India campaign.

She added that food processing Sector offers a huge potential for Export of value-added items which will not only earn foreign exchange but will also create employment in the domestic market. She shared that the FDI data for 2019-2020 shows a whopping increase of 44 percent over 2018-19.

She informed that the Food Processing Sector has grown at the AAGR of around 8.41 percent.  

The unit namely Organic India Pvt. Ltd is likely to generate direct employment of 100 and indirect employment of 250 persons.

Organic India Pvt. Ltd is set up with total cost of INR 55.13 crores. Grant in aid of INR 4.80 crores has been provided by the Ministry. A processing capacity of 3 MT per day has been created and the unit will process agro produce worth INR 350 crores.

Products manufactured in this unit are Tulsi green tea, sweet lemon green tea, lemon ginger green tea, pomegranate green tea, Sweet rose, Tulsi masala. It is spread over an area of 12,903 sq.m / 3.18 acres in Agro Park Phase-II, UPSIDC Industrial Area, Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh.

Highlighting the food processing potential in Uttar Pradesh, Union Minister said that the diverse basket of agricultural raw material base and agro-climatic attributes of UP provide the requisite platform for the state to develop a vibrant food processing industry.

She added that the food processing sector can become important link between two main sectors of the state economy, agriculture, and industry.

She further said that this sector can address the major challenges in agriculture such as post-harvest losses, lack of marketing options & low income of farmers along with providing employment opportunities to rural population.

Speaking about the initiatives of MoFPI, Union Minister shared that in order to improve Ease of Doing Business, MOFPI has implemented an array of initiatives using IT tools.

She said that all information about the schemes, important reports about the sector, investment-related information, and options to apply under the relevant scheme online has been made available at MoFPI Website.

She urged all to “Click” and “Connect” with the Ministry and assured that their applications would be processed in a transparent and time-bound manner.

Addressing at the inauguration, Rameswar Teli congratulated the promoters of the unit for setting up this food processing unit that would benefit the farmers and provide employment to the people of the region. He further said that this project would play a vital role in the development of the surrounding areas.

Teli added that a robust food processing sector is essential for the development of agriculture, value addition, and for promotion of exports. 

MoFPI supported Projects in the State of Uttar Pradesh 

Scheme

No. of projects

Project Cost

(Rs. in crore)

Approved

Grants-in-aid

(Rs. in crore)

Employment likely to be generated

Farmers likely to be benefited

Cold Chain

21

515.86

170.01

16,200

2,00,592

APC

4

167.05

37.41

4,000

16,000

CEFPPC

20

396.89

81.61

9,500

12,500

BFL

6

67.66

15.62

186

1,200

FTL

9

34.32

22.71

198

-

Total

60

1181.78

327.35

30,084

2,30,292

 

  • Private investment leveraged for 60 projects - Rs. 854.43 crore.
  • Total processing Capacity (on completion) : 12.628 Lac MT/annum
  • Net Value of agri-produce processed (expected) : 3,157 crores  

Since 2014, Ministry has approved 51 projects in the State of Uttar Pradesh with total project cost of INR 1109.30 crore, grants-in-aid of Rs.293.40 crore and private investment leveraged of Rs. 815.90 crore.  

State-wise overall projects approved by MoFPI 

State/UT-wise and Scheme-wise No. of projects Sanctioned under the Schemes of MFP, Cold Chain, APC, Unit, BFL, Operation Greens and FTL  as on 31-08-2020

Sl. No.

STATES / UTs

MFP

Cold Chain

Agro Processing Clusters

Unit

BFL

OG

FTL

Total

1

ANDAMAN & NICOBAR

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

2

ANDHRA PRADESH

3

14

3

4

0

1

4

29

3

ARUNACHAL PRADESH 

1

1

0

3

0

0

0

5

4

ASSAM

1

2

3

14

1

0

6

27

5

BIHAR

1

5

1

1

1

0

0

9

6

CHANDIGARH

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

7

CHHATTISGARH

1

2

2

1

1

0

0

7

8

D&N HAVELI

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

9

DAMAN & DIU

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

1

10

DELHI

0

0

0

0

0

0

8

8

11

GOA

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

1

12

GUJARAT

2

19

4

26

7

3

14

75

13

HARYANA

2

11

3

15

0

0

14

45

14

HIMACHAL PRADESH

1

13

1

21

2

0

3

41

15

JAMMU & KASHMIR

1

6

1

19

3

0

3

33

16

JHARKHAND

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

17

KARNATAKA

2

12

3

14

3

0

7

41

18

KERALA

2

4

2

13

1

0

4

26

19

LAKSHADWEEP

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

20

MADHYA  PRADESH

2

8

5

8

1

0

6

30

21

MAHARASHTRA

3

63

7

34

9

1

25

142

22

MANIPUR

1

1

0

3

2

0

2

9

/23

MEGHALAYA

0

0

0

2

0

0

0

2

24

MIZORAM

1

2

0

2

0

0

0

5

25

NAGALAND

1

1

0

4

0

0

1

7

26

ODISHA

2

4

0

2

0

0

4

12

27

PUDDUCHERY

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

28

PUNJAB

3

20

3

8

3

0

8

45

29

RAJASTHAN

1

11

1

12

6

0

2

33

30

SIKKIM

0

0

0

1

0

0

2

3

31

TAMIL NADU

0

14

12

19

6

0

20

71

32

TELEANGANA

2

11

1

2

1

0

4

21

33

TRIPURA

1

0

0

5

0

0

1

7

34

UTTAR PRADESH

0

21

4

20

6

0

9

60

35

UTTARAKHAND

2

24

1

10

2

0

3

42

36

WEST  BENGAL

1

12

0

8

1

0

10

32

37

LADAKH

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

Total

37

282

57

273

56

5

161

871

  • BFL- Backward and forward linkages
  • FTL- Food Testing laboratories
  • OG- Operation Greens

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