Centre steps in to support UP’s food processing industry

This one day summit was focused on promoting and harboring the cold chain market and services in UP and also to educate and make people aware about the opportunities available in this lucrative business.
  • Franchise India Team Editor
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Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, while addressing the National Cold Chain Summit 2016, revealed that the Central Government will provide all the necessary support to scale up the growth of UP’s food processing industry.

During the summit which was jointly organised by Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MOFPI) and Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the minister also revealed that a wide array of fiscal incentives was being offered in the food processing sector. Remunerative prices for farmers have become an imperative for sustainable growth of the country.

She stated further that this summit will act as a catalyst to the state and will open many opportunities for UP in food processing business. This one day summit was focused on promoting and harboring the cold chain market and services in UP and also to educate and make people aware about the opportunities available in this lucrative business.

A Research Paper on Cold Chain Market and Services in Uttar Pradesh was also released at the inaugural session where UP Minister for Horticulture and Food Processing Mool Chand Chauhan was also present. Sharing his views on the summit, Chauhan opined that the summit provided a great platform to discuss the issues, bottlenecks and required strategies for promoting faster growth of the food processing industry. Uttar Pradesh is an ideal place to catapult the success story of the food processing industry because of its natural resource base and demographic advantages.

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