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Prahlad Singh Patel Highlighted Assistance Provided to Food Processing Industries at Lok Sabha

Minister also submitted details of PM Formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PMFME) Scheme to Lok Sabha.

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In order to ensure overall development of Food Processing Industries in the country including to deal with challenges arising out of COVID-19, Ministry Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) has undertaken a number of initiatives as part of the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Initiative, which includes –

  1. Centrally Sponsored -PM Formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprises Scheme (PMFME) for providing financial, technical and business support for setting up/upgradation of 2 lakh micro food processing enterprises across the country during five years from 2020-21 to 2024-25 based on One District One Product (ODOP) approach with an outlay of Rs.10,000 crore.
  2. The expansion in scope of “Operation Greens scheme” under Pradhan Mantri Kisan SAMPADA Yojana from Tomato, Onion & Potato (TOP) from Tomato, Onion and Potato (TOP) to all notified fruits & vegetables (TOTAL).
  3. Production Linked Incentive scheme (PLIS) for Food Processing Sector with an outlay of Rs 10,900 Crore to support creation of global food manufacturing champions and support Indian brands of food products in international market.

This information was given by Minister of State for M/o Food Processing Industries, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel in a written reply in Lok Sabha.

Union Home Secretary, vide Order No 40-3 / 2020- DM –I (A) dated15thApril, 2020 dated, addressed to all Chief Secretaries/Administrators of States/ Union Territories, exempted Food Processing Industries in rural areas, apart from various agriculture and related activities from lockdown restrictions, subject to adherence of prescribed COVID norms. In order to facilitate food processing units resume their operations, MoFPI had established a dedicated Grievance Cell and a Task Force during initial phase of outbreak of COVID-19 Pandemic itself to liaison with state authorities. A total of 585 industry related issues were resolved during the COVID lockdown period in 2020 by the Cell.

PM Formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PMFME) Scheme

The details of State-wise number of beneficiaries who have submitted applications under the PM Formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PMFME) scheme since its launch are at Annexure-I.

Data on the percentage of beneficiaries in rural and urban areas is not maintained separately under the Scheme.

876 micro-food processing individuals have been trained in 13 States/UTs through 34 Food Processing and Entrepreneurship training sessions under capacity building component of the Scheme till date.

The Ministry has approved 137 unique products as One District One Product (ODOP) for 710 districts of 35 States/ UTs. The State-wise list of ODOP is at Annexure-II.

Annexure-I

ANNEXURE REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART(a) OF LOK SABHAUNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 449 FOR ANSWER ON 30THNOVEMBER, 2021 REGARDING PMFME

STATE WISE LIST OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED FROM INDIVIDUALBENEFICIARIES, SHGs, FPOs AND COOPERATIVES AS ON DATE

 

 Sl.

No

State/UTApplication received
 Individual BeneficiariesSHGFPOCooperatives
 1Andaman And Nicobar Islands10000
 2Andhra Pradesh1197050
 3Arunachal Pradesh38310
 4Assam79100
 5Bihar148200
 6Chandigarh8000
 7Chhattisgarh67020
 8Dadra And Nagar Haveli And Daman And Diu2000
 9Delhi111400
 10Goa6000
 11Gujarat135201
 12Haryana388100
 13Himachal Pradesh255000
 14Jammu And Kashmir217000
 15Jharkhand4000
 16Karnataka584302
 17Kerala186000
 18Ladakh16000
 19Lakshadweep0000
 20Madhya Pradesh1138922
 21Maharashtra150928167
 22Manipur957500
 23Meghalaya21000
 24Mizoram0000
 25Nagaland48000
 26Odisha5764710
 27Puducherry20000
 28Punjab195021
 29Rajasthan533400
 30Sikkim17300
 31Tamil Nadu403530
 32Telangana1191020
33Tripura 32000 
34Uttarakhand 57000 
35Uttar Pradesh 7031022 
  Total108511273615 

 

 

Annexure-II

ANNEXURE REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART(d) OF LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 449 FOR ANSWER ON 30THNOVEMBER, 2021 REGARDING PMFME

STATE-WISE NO. OF ONE DISTRICT ONE PRODUCT (ODOP)

 Sl. NoState/UTNo. of ODOPs
 1Andaman And Nicobar Islands3
 2Andhra Pradesh13
 3Arunachal Pradesh26
 4Assam33
 5Bihar38
 6Chandigarh1
 7Chhattisgarh28
 8Dadra And Nagar Haveli And Daman And Diu3
 9Delhi11
 10Goa2
 11Gujarat33
 12Haryana22
 13Himachal Pradesh12
 14Jammu And Kashmir20
 15Jharkhand24
 16Karnataka30
17Kerala 14 
18Ladakh 2 
19Lakshadweep 1 
20Madhya Pradesh 52 
21Maharashtra 36 
22Manipur 16 
23Meghalaya 11 
24Mizoram 11 
25Nagaland 11 
26Odisha 30 
27Puducherry 2 
28Punjab 22 
29Rajasthan 33 
30Sikkim 4 
31Tamil Nadu 37 
32Telangana 33 
33Tripura 8 
34Uttarakhand 13 
35Uttar Pradesh 75 
  Total710 

District-wise ODOP list is available at PMFME website: mofpi.nic.in/pmfme/

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