Schemes for Promotion of FPIs
For promotion and development of food processing sector in the country, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries is implementing a number of Central Sector Schemes, namely (1) Scheme for Mega food Parks; (2) Scheme for Modern Abattoirs; (3) Scheme for Integrated Cold Chain and Value Addition Infrastructure; (4) Scheme for Creation/Expansion of Food Processing and Preservation; (5) Scheme for Quality Assurance; and (6) Scheme for Human Resource and Institutions. Farmers, Farmer Producer Organizations, individuals, group of entrepreneurs, cooperatives societies, Self Help Groups, NGO’s, Central/State PSU etc. are eligible to avail financial assistance under these schemes for setting up food processing industries in the country. The willing farmers/entrepreneurs of Buxar in Bihar may also take advantage of these schemes for setting up food processing industries in the State of Bihar
(a) The details of these schemes are available on the website of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (www.mofpi.nic.in).