System of Promoting Appropriate National Dynamism
for Agriculture and Nutrition

Policy Details

Starting out Chief Ministers’ Farming and Food Processing Policy in Maharashtra.

Publisher: Government Of Maharahstra

Ministry of Food Processing Industry, Government of India was started in the year 1988 under the 7th Five Year Plan. Under this ministry funds are granted to Food Processing Training Institutes. From 8th-10th Five Year Plan, apart from granting funds Food Processing Projects emphasis was also given on establishing Food Parks and Mega Food Parks. Under this plan financial grants were given to Maharashtra State through which 7 Food Parks were established in the state. Furthermore, during the 11th and 12th Five Year Plan, 3 Mega Food Parks were approved. Under the 12th Five Year Plan with active participation from the state government National Mission on Food Processing was also started. After the recommendations of 14th Finance Commission were accepted by Government of India , the Centre decided to stop all financial grants given to state for this project and was conveyed that state could continue with this project on a state level

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