The Ministry of Food Processing Industries is implementing a number of Central Sector Schemes for promotion and development of food processing sector in the country. The detailed guidelines of these schemes having the pattern of financial assistance, eligibility criteria, procedure for approval of projects etc. are available on the Ministry’s website at www.mofpi.nic.in.
The year-wise targets for development of Food Processing Industries are not fixed. The Ministry is implementing Central Sector Schemes under which the financial assistance is provided directly to the beneficiaries. However, a Centrally Sponsored Scheme, namely, National Mission on Food Processing (NMFP) was implemented through States/ UTs with effect from 01.04.2012 to 31.03.2015. The details of assistance provided to the States during this period for implementation of the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of NMFP and number of projects sanctionedare given at Annexure.The Scheme has been de-linked from Central Government support with effect from 01.04.2015.
Food Processing Industry is one of the major employment intensive segments constituting 11.69 per cent of employment generated in all Registered Factory sector in 2013-14. According to the latest Annual Survey of Industries 2013-14, the total number of persons engaged in registered food processing sector is 17.41 lakh. During the last 5 years ending 2013-14, employment in registered food processing sector has been increasing at an Average Annual Growth Rate of 2.25 per cent. Unregistered food processing sector supports employment to 47.9 lakh workers as per the NSSO 67th Round, 2010-11.
The data with regard to closed food processing industries in the country are not maintained by this Ministry. The Ministry is not implementing any scheme for revival of closed food processing industries.
ANNEXURE REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART (b) OF LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.2751 ANSWERED ON 2ND AUGUST, 2016 REGARDING TARGETS FOR DEVELOPMENT OF FPI.
State-wise and year-wise Subsidy/Assistance provided to the States/UTs under the Scheme of National Mission on Food Processing
|Sl. No.||State/UT||Subsidy/Assistance Provided|
(Rupees in Crore)No. of Projects sanctioned2012-132013-142014-151Andhra Pradesh10.680.0014.60282Andaman & Nicobar1.980.000.7103Arunachal Pradesh3.151.350.52144Assam4.100.002.35775Bihar8.572.290.0066Chandigarh0.000.000.0007Chhattisgarh5.910.005.23828Daman & Diu0.000.000.0009Delhi2.050.000.00210Goa2.750.000.00111Gujarat8.360.628.517512Haryana4.444.1612.004813Himachal Pradesh3.820.001.7011114Jammu & Kashmir6.750.000.754415Jharkhand5.320.001.53716Karnataka8.338.238.848417Kerala4.672.220.364818Lakshadweep1.690.000.00019Madhya Pradesh10.700.007.904720Maharashtra12.383.5313.7110421Manipur2.840.003.8412022Meghalaya2.851.150.823623Mizoram2.781.110.001924Nagaland2.780.006.111825Odisha6.930.005.808426Puducherry1.730.000.00727Punjab4.620.001.943828Rajasthan11.080.0011.827929Sikkim3.060.000.622730Tamil Nadu7.800.000.442431Telangana0.000.002.391732Tripura2.811.120.741233Uttar Pradesh15.020.005.515134Uttarakhand3.920.000.99835West Bengal10.823.945.58119 Total184.6929.72125.311437
Note: During 2015-16 the UTs of Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Puducherry were released an amount of Rs.1.12 crore and Rs.0.97 crore respectively.