Govt approves 32 projects under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana

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News:A total of 32 projects have been sanctioned under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY). The projects envisage the creation of direct and indirect employment for about 15,000 persons


Pradhan Mantri Kisan SAMPADA Yojana (Scheme for Agro-Marine Processing and Development of Agro-Processing Clusters)

  • Launched in 2017
  • Nodal Ministry: Ministry of Food Processing Industries
  • Objectives:
    • Creation of modern infrastructure for food processing mega food parks/ clusters and individual units
    • To create effective backward and forward linkages – linking farmers, processors and markets
    • To create robust supply chain infrastructure for perishables
  • Sub-Schemes:
    • Mega Food Parks
    • Integrated Cold Chain and Value Addition Infrastructure
    • Creation/ Expansion of Food Processing/ Preservation Capacities (Unit Scheme)
    • Infrastructure for Agro-processing Clusters
    • Creation of Backward and Forward Linkages
    • Food Safety and Quality Assurance Infrastructure
    • Human Resources and Institutions
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