Mega Food Parks in Tamil Nadu

The State-wise details of the number of Mega Food Parks approved by Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) in the country including Tamil Nadu is at Annexure-I. MoFPI has accorded ‘in-principle’ approval on 03.01.2017 to M/s Ratnatray Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd. for setting up of a Mega Food Park at Village Akkarai Sengapally, Annur Taluka, District Coimbatore in the State of Tamil Nadu. 

Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) do not establish Mega Food Parks on its own. The applications under Mega Food Park Scheme for setting up Mega Food Park projects are invited against the Expression of Interest (EOI) which is uploaded on the website of the Ministry and widely published in the newspapers etc. The suitable proposals for setting up Mega Food Park projects are selected based on the merit through a stringent and elaborate process involving three stages of appraisals based on prefixed criteria as provided in the Scheme Guidelines. 

This information was given by the Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today. 



Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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