Tuesday, 25 July 2017

State wise distribution of Cold Storage capacity

As per All India Cold Storage Capacity and Technology - Base line Survey (10.12.2014) conducted by M/s Hansa Research Group, commissioned by National Horticulture Board (NHB) under Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, 75% of the total cold storage capacity in the country was used for the purpose of storage of horticulture crops including potato. Out of total production of potatoes in the country, 75% was stored in cold storages for long term storage at farm gate.  Further, 95% of cold storages in the country were owned by private sector, 3% by cooperatives and remaining 2% were under Public Sector Undertakings.

                 As per the information available as on 31.03.2017, there were 7645 cold storages with a capacity of 34.95 million MT in the country. The State wise and agencies wise details are as follows:

State wise & Agency wise distribution of Cold Storage as on 31.03.2017



upto 2009*
2009-10 to 2016-17

S. No.
Name of the State


NHB
NHM
MoFPI
Total

No.
Capacity (MT)
No.
Capacity (MT)
No.
Capacity (MT)
No.
Capacity (MT)
No.
Capacity (MT)
1
Andaman & Nicobar Islands (UT)
2
210
0
0
0
0
1
600
3
810
2
Andhra Pradesh & Telangana
290
900606
36
220158
101
619021
15
42776
442
1782561
3
Arunachal Pradesh
1
5000
0
0
0
0
1
1000
2
6000
4
Assam
24
88068
10
61738
0
0
2
8100
36
157906
5
Bihar
246
1147041
28
111821
29
153233
3
3500
306
1415595
6
Chandigarh (UT)
6
12216
1
246
0
0
0
0
7
12462
7
Chhattisgarh
69
341885
14
68323
13
65349
2
8530
98
484087
8
Delhi
95
126158
2
3699
0
0
0
0
97
129857
9
Goa
29
7705
0
0
0
0
0
0
29
7705
10
Gujarat
398
1267304
50
169199
295
1419209
21
46095
764
2901807
11
Haryana
244
393121
39
147816
45
152509
10
56384
338
749830
12
Himachal Pradesh
18
19858
7
20504
29
54805
12
35850
66
131017
13
Jammu & Kashmir
19
42869
6
24630
7
37707
6
7310
38
112516
14
Jharkhand
45
170148
8
36757
5
29775
0
0
58
236680
15
Karnataka
170
407165
8
78844
12
49392
8
24777
198
560178
16
Kerala
193
58105
1
5000
0
0
4
17300
198
80405
17
Lakshadweep (UT)
1
15
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
15
18
Madhya Pradesh
197
808052
22
114580
71
320083
10
20950
300
1263665
19
Maharashtra
466
546748
30
106860
58
151122
50
173662
604
978392
20
Manipur
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
5500
2
5500
21
Meghalaya
3
3200
1
5000
0
0
0
0
4
8200
22
Mizoram
0
0
1
3471
0
0
2
530
3
4001
23
Nagaland
2
6150
0
0
0
0
2
1200
4
7350
24
Orissa
101
291039
0
0
68
247100
2
2002
171
540141
25
Pondicherry (UT)
3
85
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
85
26
Punjab
422
1345193
55
176908
166
584902
17
48701
660
2155704
27
Rajasthan
110
324226
26
98907
21
88760
9
43385
166
555278
28
Sikkim
1
2000
0
0
1
100
0
0
2
2100
29
Tamil Nadu
148
238536
16
65047
1
6000
9
28042
174
337625
30
Tripura
11
29450
3
16027
0
0
0
0
14
45477
31
Uttar Pradesh
1589
10118000
503
2975267
184
1016530
23
66265
2299
14176062
32
Uttrakhand
15
68499
5
9272
10
21650
16
60998
46
160419
33
West Bengal
463
5682000
14
47812
26
153699
9
64050
512
5947561

 Total
5381
24450652
886
4567886
1142
5170946
236
767507
7645
34956991

(Source: Directorate of Marketing and Inspection (DMI) upto 2009, National Horticulture Board (NHB), National Horticulture Mission (NHM) & Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI)

This information was given by the Minister of Food Processing Industries Ms. Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha


Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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