The Ministry of Food Processing Industries has been extending financial assistance to undertake demand driven R&D work for the benefit food processing industry in terms of product and process development, efficient technologies, improved packaging, value addition etc. with commercial value along with standardization of various factors.
The Scheme is creation of processing and preservation capacities and modernisation/ expansion of existing food processing units with a view to increasing the level of processing, value addition leading to reduction of wastage. The processing activities undertaken by the individual units covers a wide range of post-harvest processes resulting in value addition and/or enhancing shelf life with specialized facilities required for preservation of perishables. While expansion of processing capacity is necessary to increase the level of processing and reduce wastage, the induction of modern technology is intended to make a clear difference in terms of process efficiencies as well as improving the quality of the end product. The setting up of new units and modernization/ expansion of existing units are covered under the scheme.
Scheme is implemented through organizations such as Central & State PSUs/ Joint Ventures/ Farmer Producers Organization (FPOs)/ NGOs/ Cooperatives/ SHG’s/ Pvt. Ltd companies/ individuals proprietorship firms engaged in establishment/ upgradation/ modernization of food processing units.
Total no. of approved units under (CEFPPC) of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY)
Scheme Benefits & Highlights
The scheme envisages financial assistance to food processing units in the form of grant-in-aid as under:
35% of the eligible project cost subject to a maximum of Rs. 5.00 crore in General Areas;
Applications under the scheme will be invited through Expression of Interest (EoI). An applicant is initially required to submit their loan application to the bank for appraisal and sanction of the Term loan for the project. The application for financial assistance in the prescribed format need to be submitted online and subsequently hard copy has to be sent by the applicant directly to MoFPI within 10 working days after successful uploading of the online application.
For submitting proposal click here: https://sampada-mofpi.gov.in/cefppc/login.aspx
For more details about submitting the proposal click here: http://www.mofpi.nic.in/sites/default/files/revised_operational_guidelines_of_cefppc_scheme-_29102018_1_0.pdf