Ministry of Food Processing Industries
Government of India Schemes Brief

Financial Assistance provided by Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India under  Pradhan Mantri Kisan SAMPADA Yojana

The government of India has approved the continuation of the Central Sector Scheme – Pradhan Mantri Kisan SAMPADA Yojana with an allocation of Rs. 4,600 crore for the period 2021-22 to 2025-26 coterminous with the 15th Finance Commission cycle. The scheme will be implemented by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI).

PMKSY is expected to leverage investment of Rs.11,095.93 crore, benefiting approximately 28,49,945 farmers and generate 5,44,432 direct/ indirect employment in the country by the financial year 2025-2026.

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The main objective of the Scheme is to create modern infrastructure for food processing industries closer to the production areas,

Component of the Scheme

Basic Enabling Infrastructure:

  • Development of industrial plots, boundary wall, roads, drainage, water supply, electricity supply including power backup, effluent treatment plant, parking bay, weighbridges, common office space, firefighting, labor rest room, security guard room

Core Infrastructure/ Common facilities: 

  • Food testing laboratory, cleaning, grading, sorting, and packing facilities, steam generation boilers, dry warehouse, cold storage, pre-cooling chambers, ripening chambers, IQF, specialized packaging

Land Area Requirement:

  • Minimum  10 Acre

  • For Urban Areas 5 Acres in Lieu of 10-acre Vertical Development

Other ConditionAt least 5 food processing units with a minimum investment of Rs. 25 crore has to be set up in the Project which is also eligible to take grant under the Scheme of CEFPPC of MoFPI

The maximum Grant Ceiling is 10 Crore

Grant-in-aid @ 35% for General Areas and @ 50% for North East States, Himalayan States, ITDP Areas, SC/ ST Candidate, FPOs, and SHGs.

Detailed Guideline Click Here

The setting up of new units and modernization/ expansion of existing units are covered under the scheme.

  • Units will be considered in Mega Food Parks (MFPs)/ Agro-processing Clusters (APCs) and anywhere outside MFPs/ APCs. As far as practicable, out of total fund allocation, 60% will be for units inside MFPs/APCs and 40% for units outside MFPs/APCs.

Grant-in-aid @ 35% for General Areas and @ 50% for North East States, Himalayan States, ITDP Areas, SC/ ST Candidate, FPOs, and SHGs.

The Maximum Grant Ceiling is 5 Crore

Detailed Guideline Click Here

Approved APC Click Here

Approved MFP Click Here

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Image by Bozhin Karaivanov

It is the creation of an infrastructure facility along with the entire supply chain facilities from farm level to distribution Level. The scheme allows flexibility in project planning with special emphasis on the creation of cold chain infrastructure at the farm level.

Grant-in-aid @ 40% for General Areas and @ 50% for North East States, Himalayan States, ITDP Areas, SC/ ST Candidate, FPOs, and SHGs.

The Maximum Grant Ceiling is 10 Crore

For Detailed Guideline Click Here

The Ministry has formulated a scheme for the integrated development of short-term and Long Term interventions for the F&V value chain.

The Scheme is for infrastructure development from Farming Level to Collection center, Value Addition to Marketing.

For Long Term Strategy MoFPI is divided into two parts

  1. Integrated Value Chain Development Projects

  • Formation of new FPOs/ Training/ Workshop

  • Post Harvest Processing Facilities

    • Cold/ Frozen/ CA storage, Integrated Packhouse

    • Secondary Processing (IQF/ Blast etc.)

  • Quality Test Equipment

  • Agri Logistic

    • Refrigerated Vehicle

  • Marketing Infrastructure

    • Retail Outlet for Perishable Products

 

2. Standalone Post Harvest Infrastructure Projects

Only in the Identified Cluster

Farm Level Infrastructure

  • Cold Storage/ Dry Storage

  • Integrated Packhouse including value addition

  • Mechanized Sorting, Graadiong/ Pckking/ Waxing Line (Mandatory)

  • Retail Chain Outlets for Perishable

  • Quality test Equipment

  • Refrigerated Vehicle

Post Harvest Processing Infrastructure

  • Value Addition (Mandatory)

  • Retail Chain Outlets for Perishable

  • Quality test Equipment

  • Refrigerated Vehicle

Grant-in-aid @ 35% for General Areas and @ 50% for North East States, Himalayan States, ITDP Areas, SC/ ST Candidate, FPOs, and SHGs.

  • Integrated Value Chain Development Projects: Max. Grant 15 Cr.

  •  Standalone Post Harvest Infrastructure Projects: Max. Grant 10 Cr.

50% subsidy on transportation from surplus production to deficient markets and 50% subsidy on storage, including cold storage;

For Detailed Guidelines Click Here

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Laboratory

In the interest of consumer safety and public health, there is a need for testing food products in order to ensure that it complies with domestic standards as well as international standards for exports.

 

For Lab Equipment's grant-in-aid @50% for General Area, 70% for Difficult Area (North East States, Himalayan States, ITDP Areas) and @ 100% for Universities/ Colleges.


For Technical Civil Work & Furniture 

 2% of the eligible cost of the approved Equipment cost max. 15 Lakhs whichever is lower, towards Technical Civil Work (TCW) and Furniture & Fixtures

For Detailed Guidelines Click Here