Operationalizing Mega Food Parks

By | March 12, 2016

Operationalizing Mega Food Parks

Government had sanctioned setting up of 30 Mega Food Parks in three phases during 11th Five Year Plan for creation of modern infrastructure for food processing industries in the country. Out of 10 projects approved in the 1st Phase by the Ministry, 6 Mega Food Park projects have become operational, 2 projects are under implementation and 2 projects have been cancelled. Out of 5 Mega Food Park projects of 2nd Phase, one has become operational, 2 projects are under implementation and 2 projects have been cancelled. In the 3rd Phase, out of 15 projects approved by the Ministry, 9 projects are under implementation and 6 projects were cancelled. The details of Mega Food Parks approved / operational / cancelled during 11th Plan is as below:

 

Sl.  No. Name of the project Name of the State/ UTs Location of the project Status
Phase – I  
1. M/s Srini Food Park Pvt. Ltd. Andhra Pradesh Chittoor Operational
2. M/s Patanjali Food & Herbal Park Ltd Uttarakhand Haridwar Operational
3. M/s North East Mega Food Park Ltd. Assam Nalbari Operational
4. M/s Jharkhand Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd. Jharkhand Ranchi Operational
5. M/s Tamil Nadu Mega Food Park Ltd. Tamil Nadu Dharmapuri Cancelled
6. M/s Jangipur Bengal Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd. West Bengal Jangipur Under implementation
7. M/s Integrated Food Park Pvt. Ltd. Karnataka Tumkur Operational
8. M/s International Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd. Punjab Fazilka Operational
9. M/s Paithan Mega Food Park Ltd. Maharashtra Aurangabad Under implementation
10. M/s Shaktiman Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd. (formerly known as M/s Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd.)

 

 

Uttar Pradesh Sultanpur Cancelled
Phase – II  
11. M/s Keventer Food Park Infra Ltd. Bihar Bhagalpur Cancelled
12. M/s Sikaria Infra Projects Pvt. Ltd. Tripura Agartala Under implementation
13. M/s Anil Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd., Gujarat Vadodara Cancelled
14. M/s MITS Mega Food Park Ltd. Odisha Rayagada Under implementation
15. M/s Indus Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd. Madhya Pradesh Khargone Operational
Phase – III  
16. M/s Indus Best Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd. Chhattisgarh Raipur Under implementation
17. M/s Chekranemi Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd. Puducherry Abhishekhpakkam Cancelled
18. M/s Raipur Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd. (formerly known as M/s Chhattisgarh Agro Mega Food Park Ltd.) Chhattisgarh Raipur Cancelled
19. M/s RFK Greens Food Park  Pvt. Ltd., (formerly known as M/s Greens Food Park India Pvt. Ltd.) Jammu & Kashmir Pulwama Under implementation
20. M/s Soma New Towns (P) Ltd. Haryana Sirsa Cancelled
21. M/s Greentech Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd. Rajasthan Ajmer Under implementation
22. M/s Godavari Mega Aqua Park Pvt. Ltd. Andhra Pradesh West Godavari Under implementation
23. M/s Pristine Logistics & Infraprojects Pvt. Ltd. Bihar Khagaria Under implementation
24. M/s Gujarat Agro Infrastructure Mega Food Park Gujarat Surat Under implementation
25 M/s Cremica Food Park Pvt. Ltd., (formerly known as M/s Poliyan Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd.) Himachal Pradesh Una Under implementation
26 M/s Satara Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd. Maharasthra Satara Under implementation
27 M/s Huma Coastal Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd. Odisha Ganjam Cancelled
28. M/s Kanchenjunga  Organic Mega food Park Ltd. Sikkim South Sikkim Cancelled
29. M/s Himalayan Food Park Pvt. Ltd. Uttarakhand Udham Singh Nagar Under implementation
30. M/s Bengal Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd. West Bengal Jalpaiguri Cancelled

Ministry of Food Processing Industries has taken various steps to facilitate speedy implementation of Mega Food Park projects and made them operational.

(i)        amendments have been made in the Scheme of Mega Food Parks and its guidelines to remove bottlenecks in implementation of the projects.

(ii)      issues are taken up with State Governments to expedite statutory clearances and to remove the bottlenecks in implementation of projects. State Governments and Ministry of Finance have been requested to provide fiscal incentives to the Mega Food Park projects.

(iii)    issues were taken up with the Banks/ FIs to expedite sanction of term loan to the projects.

(iv)    a special fund of Rs. 2000 crore has been created by the Government with NABARD to provide affordable credit to Mega Food Parks and entrepreneurs setting up units in these Parks.

(v)      State Governments have been involved in selection and monitoring of the projects.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

Source Ministry of Food Processing Industries 11-March, 2016

Leave a Reply