FDI Investment in Food Processing Sector: Maximum in Maharashtra



Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) is implementing a Central Sector scheme- PRADHAN MANTRI KISAN SAMPADA YOJANA (PMKSY) for overall growth and development of food processing sector including augmenting the preservation and processing capacity in the sector with off farm employment generation across the country. Total investment leveraged through implementation of the component schemes of PMKSY over the past three years was Rs.7185.48 crore. Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel gave this information in a written reply in Rajya Sabha on 30th July 2021.


Ministry of Food Processing Industries do not compile or maintain data on FDI in Food processing sector. FDI Policy and data is looked after by Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce & Industry.The details of FDI equity inflow in the food processing sector reported over the past three years was USD 1926.35 million. As informed by DPIIT, the state wise information on FDI equity inflows is being compiled only since October 2019. Accordingly,State-wise break up of FDI in FPI sector during 2020-21 as reported by DPIIT is as under:


STATEMENT ON STATE WISE FDI EQUITY INFLOWS in FPI sector

FROM APRIL 2020 TO MARCH 2021

(In US$ Million)







Source: DPIIT, Ministry of Commerce & Industry