×

Govt approves 32 projects under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana

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

Facts:

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
Print Friendly and PDF