Ministry of Food Processing Industries
Self-Help Groups (SHGs) in Food Processing Sector
Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) is implementing a Central Sector scheme-PRADHAN MANTRI KISAN SAMPADA YOJANA (PMKSY), since 2016-17, for overall growth and development of food processing sector, minimizing the post-harvest losses and for creation of off-farm employment and higher realization to the farmers. Under the PMKSY, major component schemes are (i) Mega Food Parks (ii) Integrated Cold Chain and Value Addition Infrastructure (iii) Creation/ Expansion of Food Processing/Preservation Capacities (iv) Infrastructure for Agro-processing Clusters (v) Creation of Backward and Forward Linkages and (vi) Operation Greens. Self-Help Groups (SHGs) and Producer Cooperatives/Farmers Producer Organizations are the eligible entities for availing the assistance under these schemes. Details of the projects/units assisted under various component schemes of PMKSY wherein the beneficiary is Self Help Group/Producer Cooperative/Farmers Producer Organization/Cooperative society is given at Annex.
The new farms lawswill complement the efforts made under PMSKY for enhancing investment in value addition and post-harvest infrastructure near to farm gate, creating more employment opportunities, and facilitate better price realisation to the farmers to enhance their income.
Since the implementation of PMKSY in 2016-17, the estimated number of people engaged in the projects/units approved under various component schemes are 6,32,780.
Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel gave this information in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.
The details of the projects / units assisted under PMKSY wherein the beneficiary is Self Help Group / Producer Cooperative / Farmers Producer Organization / Cooperative society
|Sl. No||Name of the project/unit||District, State/UTs|
|Mega Food Parks (MFPs)|
|1||Haryana State Co-operative Supply & Marketing federation LTD (HAFED)||Rohtak, Haryana|
|Agro Processing Cluster (APCs)|
|1||Mekalsuta Agro Farmer Producer Company Ltd||Shajapur, Madhya Pradesh
|2||Sahyadri Farmers Producer Company Ltd||Nashik, Maharashtra|
|3||Swabhimani Co-op Industrial Estate Ltd||Kolhapur, Maharashtra|
|Creation/Expansion of Food Processing and Preservation Capacities (CEFPPC)|
|1||Sahyadri Farmers Producer Company Ltd (Unit-I)||Nashik, Maharashtra|
|2||Sahyadri Farmers Producer Company Ltd (Unit-II)||Nashik, Maharashtra|
|3||Sahyadri Farmers Producer Company Ltd (Unit-III)||Nashik, Maharashtra|
|4||Sahyadri Farmers Producer Company Ltd (Unit-IV)||Nashik, Maharashtra|
|5||Sahyadri Farmers Producer Company Ltd (Unit-V)||Nashik, Maharashtra|
|6||Goa BagayatdarSahakariKharediVikriSanusthaMaryadit||North Goa, Goa|
|Integrated Cold Chain and Value Addition (Cold Chain)|
|1||Krishna District Milk Producers’ Mutually Aided Co-operative Union Ltd||Krishna, Andhra Pradesh|
|2||Saran dairy Producer Company Ltd||Gopalganj, Bihar|
|3||Sabarkantha Dist. Co-op Society (1st)||Sabarkantha, Gujarat|
|4||Panchmahal Dist. Co-operative Milk Producers’ Union Ltd||Panchmahal, Gujarat|
|5||Sabarkantha Dist. Co-op Society (2nd)||Sabarkantha, Gujarat|
|6||Ahmedabad District Co-operative Milk Producer’s union Ltd||Ahmedabad, Gujarat
|7||Bangalore &Ramanagara District Co-Operative Milk Producers Societies Union Ltd (BAMUL)||Ramanagara, Karnataka|
|8||Gandhinagar District Cooperative Milk Producers Union Ltd||Udaipur, Rajasthan|
|Creation of Backward and Forward Linkages (BFLs)|
|1||Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Ltd (TRIFED)||Baster, Chhattisgarh|
|2||Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Ltd(TRIFED)||Raigad, Maharashtra|